Hot Fudge Sundaes


Homemade hot fudge sauce is easy to prepare and is ready in minutes.


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate (5 ½ ounces), chopped

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup

  • ½ pint vanilla ice cream

  • 1 container fresh or jarred cherries


  1. Place chocolate in a medium-size bowl. Heat 1/2 cup cream with 2 tablespoons water in a small saucepan. Bring to a slight simmer.

  2. Pour hot cream over chocolate and allow it to sit undisturbed for a minute. Stir until fully incorporated. Stir in corn syrup until smooth.

  3. Whisk remaining 1/2 cup cream until it is whipped to soft peaks. Place 2 scoops of ice cream in two bowls. Spoon sauce over ice cream. Top with whipped cream and a cherry.

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