Hot Fudge Sundaes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ellie_

An interesting variation of the traditional hot fudge sundae. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (August 1990)

Top Review by WizzyTheStick

Heaven in a bowl. I would like to say more but this has rendered me incapable of speech...

Ingredients Nutrition

  • To make the hot fudge sauce

  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 12 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons rum (optional)
  • To make the sundaes

  • 1 pint strawberry, sliced
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 2 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rum (optional)
  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream (or chocolate chip ice cream)
  • toasted sliced almonds


  1. To make the sauce: In a small saucepan over low heat stir together first 4 ingredients (cream - marmalade) until melted and smooth.
  2. Stir in rum (if using),strain, pressing on solids.
  3. *The fudge sauce can be prepared up to 5 dsys ahead, covered and refrigerated. Rewarm over low heat, stirring constantly, before using - may need to thin with more cream before using.
  4. For sundaes: combine first 5 ingredients (strawberries - rum) in a bowl, stir gently and let stand for 15-30 minutes.
  5. Scoop ice cram into sundae dishes, top with warm sauce, then add fruits and nuts.

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