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Hot Fudge Sauce {and Fondue!}

This quick hot fudge is destined to become your new go-to for topping ice cream! Chocolate, butter, and sweetened condensed milk blend together to make an ideal thick, chocolatey fudge sauce perfect for drizzling on a sundae or dipping your favorite fruit.
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 3 squares of baking chocolate, or about 1/2 C chocolate chips. I wouldn't use milk chocolate for this, it's way too sweet, however both dark and bittersweet are awesome.
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk


  • If you're using baking squares, chop them up into small pieces so they melt easier. I chop the butter up into small chunks too.
  • Combine chocolate, butter, and sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan. Place pan over medium heat and melt, stirring continuously, until everything melts together.
  • Serve over ice cream, or as fondue with your favorite fruit.


If you have leftovers (but let's be honest, you'll have to quadruple the recipe to have leftovers) then put it in an airtight container in the fridge. It will harden into a soft, gooey fudge like consistency. Then keep a spoon handy on the counter and dip it in every time you pass by. If you want to use it as sauce again, simply microwave at 15-30 second intervals, stirring each time, until desired consistency is reached.
Keyword: chocolate sauce, dessert, fondue, hot fudge, ice cream
Author: Our Best Bites
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