Best Hot Fudge Sauce


A friend of my mother-in-law shared this easy recipe for the best hot fudge sauce with me years and years ago.

Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 1/2 cups


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup butter

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 ⅔ cups evaporated milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • teaspoon salt


  1. In a large saucepan, combine chocolate chips and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until melted.

  2. Gradually mix in confectioners' sugar and milk. Increase heat to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, for 8 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat, then stir in vanilla and salt. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
15g Fat
35g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 22
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 105mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 146mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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