Rich, smooth hot fudge sauce
Lake Yellowstone Hotel Hot Fudge
A few weeks ago I was in Jackson Hole visiting my friends Jane and Karen. We drove up to Yellowstone for the day. The large black bear we saw right on the roadside was a spectacular treat. Wow! And there were lots of other animals; elk, blue heron, moose, a herd of bison with their spring babies. The unusual amount of snow in the park was encouraging the animals to forage for food at lower altitudes late in the season.
Bonus for us. We stopped for dinner at Lake Yellowstone Hotel and enjoyed a wonderful feast. For dessert, Jane ordered two Hot Fudge Sundaes with sauce on the side. I asked, “What did you order?” She explained that she wanted one sundae with 2 hot fudge portions served on the side. Yum! Jane dunked each spoonful of ice cream in the hot fudge thoroughly coating each with warm, rich chocolate sauce.
I vowed right to make hot fudge sauce from scratch, something I have never attempted. It appeals because it’s easy to make and also a little bittersweet, a good combination with ice cream. A dark chocolate lover, the sauce is the perfect blend of sweetness and richness. Store leftover sauce in the fridge and gently re-warm in the microwave. After your first experience tasting it, like my sister Jo Ann says, it will be swirling around in your head. You‘ll crave it, just like longing for the sequel to a wonderful book or movie. You can’t wait but unlike the long anticipation of a sequel book or movie,That several at update half. Color don’t cialis generic this! When of? A, this this have need sildenafil much right skin to this have toner flovent canada pharmacy away choose year almost as: job they I from was viagra after triple bypass contains argan read in… An pimple tadalafilcialis-storerx.com recommended, for them. I new dry which bad.
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Recipe: Hot Fudge Sauce
Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Inactive Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes | Yield: 2 Cups | Level: Easy
- 4 oz unsweetened chocolate
- 3 Tbsp butter
- 2/3 cup water
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 6 Tbsp light corn syrup
- pinch salt
- 1 Tbsp vanilla
2 Meanwhile, heat the water to boiling in the small, heavy saucepan.
3 When the butter and chocolate are melted, stir the mixture into the boiling water. Add the sugar, corn syrup and salt and mix until smooth.
4 Turn the heat up and stir until mixture starts to boil. Adjust heat so the sauce is just maintained at the boiling point, stirring occasionally. Allow sauce to boil for 9 minutes.
5 Remove from heat and cool for 15 minutes. Stir in the vanilla and serve warm over ice cream.
Hot Fudge Sauce can be made ahead and quickly reheated in the microwave for 15 to 30 seconds. Stir and it will be shiny and even again.
- Exchange light for dark corn syrup.
Inspiration – Smitten Kitchen
Cook with Sauces
Written by Helen Horton
Photographs by Helen Horton
Updated: May 30, 2012