Martha Stewart's Hot Fudge Sauce

Recipe by nascarmom
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 8-10


  • 14
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I usually add a little more)
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 14
    cup light cream or 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 18
    teaspoon salt (calls for kosher, I use regular)
  • 1 12
    tablespoons unsalted butter (I leave out the above salt if I only have regular butter)
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla


  • Combine all ingredients in saucepan except for vanilla.
  • Cook over med. heat.
  • Stir until mixture boils.
  • Set timer and boil for 3 minutes, stir occasionally
  • (Don't boil for more than 3 minutes or it will become like fudge).
  • Turn off heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Store in refrigerator up to a week.
  • Can reheat in microwave for a few seconds at a time or place in pan of hot water until sauce warms and thins.