Hot Fudge Sundaes

A hot fudge sundae is a rare treat for me, but oh, so yummy. My grandson Landon asked if we could make these while he was on holiday break from school, so how could I refuse? This sauce is thick and fudgy and is very easy to make. The recipe is adapted from Taste of Home.

Hot Fudge Sundaes
3/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
1/3 cup butter, cubed
3/4 cup miniature marshmallows
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Vanilla ice cream
Nuts, sprinkles, M&M's, and maraschino cherries, optional

In a saucepan, combine sugar and cocoa; stir in milk, then add butter. Over medium heat, bring to a boil; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add marshmallows; cook until melted. Remove from heat; add vanilla extract. Makes 2 cups.
Serve over ice cream. May be topped with nuts, sprinkles, M&M's, maraschino cherries, or as desired.

To make the hot fudge sauce, you will need sugar, cocoa, a small can of evaporated milk, butter, miniature marshmallows, and vanilla extract.

Cook and stir the ingredients over medium heat, add the marshmallows and cook until melted.

This recipe will make 2 cups of thick, delicious hot fudge sauce.

Pour the hot fudge over ice cream . . .

. . . then add nuts, sprinkles, M&M's, maraschino cherries, or whatever toppings you like.

This is my dish, and it's almost empty. Treat yourself to one of these Hot Fudge Sundaes sometime.


  1. Look delicious!! I love thus:) Happy New Year

  2. Oh yum! I don't eat these very often either but they sure are delicious! And homemade hot fudge sauce? YUM!!!

  3. I LOVE hot fudge sundaes...actually, I could skip the ice cream & just eat the hot fudge sauce!!!!

  4. these looks SO good, wow! I'm having a bedtime craving :o) I just wanted to stop by and say how much I appreciate all the lovely comments you leave on my blog, so sweet! I'm working on the tasty tuesday post right now, hope you are coming over this week! Emily

  5. What a delicious treat that would be! Your grandson must be a special young man to merit such a gooood dessert. The fudge sauce looks like it would be good served over almost anything. I hope you, Landon and the rest of your family have a happy and healthy new year!----------- Shannon

  6. Oh yum, marshmallows in the sauce? I'm in love! Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday! :)

  7. I love making my own hot fudge! There really is no better dessert than fudge :)

  8. I could just drink the hot fudge! YUM! Thanks for sharing at Mrs Foxs Sweet Party :)

  9. Mmmm, love hot fudge sauce! I am not a big ice cream fan, but my sons sure are. They would love this!

  10. Mmmm, this looks DELISH.. I HAVE to try it sometime.. LOVE IT.. Thanks SO very much for linking up and sharing your awesome feature via Pin'Inspirational Thursday.. Hope you are back next week.. LOVING ALL your inspiration here as always..:)) Have a splendid week. xoxoxo.. Marilyn..