Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

A topping that hardens as it hits the cold ice cream


  1. Melt unsweetened chocolate in double boiler over, not in, hot water. Add and melt buttter. Stir and blend well, then add boiling water. Stir well. Add sugar and corn syrup. Permit the sauce to boil readily but not furiously over direct heat. Do not stir. Boil 5 minutes for ordinary sauce, boil 8 minutes for sauce that hardens on ice cream. Remove from heat and add vanilla and stir. May reheat leftover sauce over hot water.
Most Helpful

Absolutely great sauce! I never thought much about a sauce that gets brittle when poured over cold ice cream, but that's pretty much like the ol' Dairy Queen cones! Only this sauce tastes so much better, I think! A very nice treat, & thanks for sharing the recipe!Made this especially for my vegetarian son & DIL & it was a big hit with all of us!

Sydney Mike March 09, 2011