Tis the season to share with those you care. And what better way than with a homemade token of your appreciation? I find sweets are best delivered in small packages. Here is a rich indulgence that’s guaranteed to delight, super dark and slightly salty.
The best thing- you can whip up a batch in less than 15 minutes. The key here is to use top shelf ingredients. Ho ho ho here’s my hot fudge sauce.
Scharffen Berger 99% cacao chocolate and powder yield superior results.
Roughly chop the unsweetened chocolate.
In a heavy saucepan combine the butter and chocolate. Melt over low heat, stirring constantly so that the chocolate does not burn.
Add the cocoa powder, sugar and three-quarters of the heavy cream.
Turn the heat to medium-low and stir constantly until the sugar dissolves completely and the sauce is just heated through.
Stir in the remaining cream, mix until smooth and thick, about one minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and salt.
Pour into small jars. Cool, cover and refrigerate.
This recipe is so easy, feel free to make a double or triple batch. The more the merrier!