Coffee Hot Fudge Sauce

February 4, 2016

Author Notes: I was craving a rich, decadent fudge sauce with a twist. I took Chocolate Chocolate and More's recipe and used coffee and just a bit of milk as the liquid, reduced the butter, and added vanilla bean paste, resulting in a super flavorful sauce that's great on ice cream ... or just by the spoonful!Laura Dembowski

Makes: about 2 cups


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa or carob powder
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste
In This Recipe


  1. Combine sugar, carob or cocoa, coffee, and milk in a medium pot. Whisk until combined.
  2. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally until the mixture comes to a boil. Add in the butter a couple pieces at a time and cook, continuing to stir occasionally until the sauce thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat. Whisk in the vanilla. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. Reheat in the microwave for about 1 minute.

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