Easy Hot Fudge Sauce

a strawberry in a bowl of hot fudge sauce

A super easy hot fudge sauce recipe that comes together in just a few minutes. Rich, chocolaty and perfect over a bowl of your favorite ice cream!



1/2 c. unsalted butter

1 c. light corn syrup

1 c. evaporated milk

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp brewed espresso

1/4 tsp salt

2 c. chocolate chips, semi-sweet


In a small saucepan, bring the butter, corn syrup and evaporated milk to a boil.

Stir in the vanilla, espresso and salt and set aside.

Place the chocolate chips in a blender or food processor and pour the hot butter mixture over them. Pulse 5-6 times or until the sauce is silky smooth.

Store chilled and reheat gently to serve.


Food processors don’t have airtight seals like blenders. If using one, keep a close eye on the lid as some of the liquid may escape.

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