What does it take to make some really delicious hot fudge?
Cocoa, butter, chocolate and a lot of sugar.
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is known not only for the all-natural, deliciously creamy ice cream scoops they serve up at their Brooklyn, N.Y., headquarters, but also for their signature hot fudge.
Now, co-owner Laura O’Neill is sharing her recipe so you can enjoy this decadent treat at home.
Enjoy it over your favorite ice cream, or just sip it through a straw. We won’t tell.
Well, That Hot Fudge Looks Good
- 1/2 lb. butter
- 1 1/4 cups cocoa powder
- 6 oz. Michel Cluizel 99% infini noir chocolate (or any other brand)
- 2 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 pint ice cream
- Slowly melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.
- Add sugar and mix until all sugar is coated in butter.
- Add cocoa powder and mix well ensuring no pockets of cocoa are left uncombined.
- Add chocolate and allow to melt and completely combine.
- Remove from heat and slowly stir in cream until smooth and shiny.
- Enjoy now or store in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks, warm up before serving.