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Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Cynthia


  • 8 oz. chopped dark semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt


  • Combine all the ingredients in the top of a double boiler. Simmer on a medium low heat and stir until chocolate is smooth, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla and a pinch of regular salt.
  • Remaining chocolate sauce will keep about a week in a covered container in the fridge.