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Easy Fudge Sauce

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Together, semisweet and unsweetened chocolates give the best fudgy flavor. Semisweet used on its own would make the sauce too sweet and unsweetened alone would be bitter. Use this as a topping for a truly indulgent ice cream sundae.

  • Yield: Makes 1 cup

Source: Everyday Food, June 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of coarse salt

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and heavy cream to a boil over medium-high. Cook, stirring often, until sugar dissolves, 2 minutes. Add butter and both chocolates, and stir until chocolates melt and sauce is smooth, 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla and salt.

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