Hot fudge

Ingredients List

  • 2/3 cup (1 cup === 237ml) (double cream) heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 170g fine-quality 50% cocoa chocolate (preferably sweetened)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Bring cream, honey, sugar, cocoa, salt, and half of chocolate to a boil in a 1 to 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan over moderate heat,
  2. Stirring, until chocolate is melted.
  3. Reduce heat and cook at a low boil, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  4. Add butter, vanilla, and remaining chocolate and stir until smooth.
  5. Cool sauce to warm before serving. (if making chocolate balls serve immediately)

Notes & thoughts

Sauce can be made 1 week ahead and cooled completely, then chilled in an airtight container or jar. Reheat before using.