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A glass bowl with ice cream covered with my easy hot fudge sauce.
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5 from 10 votes

Hot Fudge Sauce

The perfect three-ingredient hot fudge sauce: simply stir the ingredients together over a low heat until smooth and delicious.
Servings: 2
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time5 mins



  • Measure out equal weights of the ingredients - unsalted butter, brown sugar and double cream.
  • Put all three ingredients in a small saucepan. Heat on the stove top on a low heat, stirring constantly as the butter melts and sugar dissolves.
  • Simmer for a few minutes, stirring all the time until the sauce is thick and fudgy. Serve straight away.


Top tips for Three Ingredient Hot Fudge Sauce
  • This recipe is very scalable. If you need to make more, simply use equal weights of unsalted butter, brown sugar and double cream. 12.5 g of each per person is a generous portion.
  • Try using different sugars. For a lighter and fudgier sauce, use light brown sugar; for a deeper flavour, use dark brown. 
  • Any leftovers will keep for a couple of days in the fridge, sealed in a jar. Reheat gently to serve.
  • Don't just serve on ice cream! Spoon over an equally quick steamed pudding, over cheesecake or serve sandwiched into a cake.
  • For a really wicked treat, there's nothing quite like a spoonful of fudge sauce straight from the jar!
Nutritional Information
  • This recipe is 9 Weight Watchers Smart Points
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 4servings | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 6mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Calcium: 8mg
Course: Dessert, Sweet Sauce
Cuisine: British
Keyword: hot sauce fudge