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Hot fudge sauce

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 6-8
Dietary Vegetarian
From A Taste of My Life


  1. Place the granulated and brown sugar, cocoa powder, flour and salt into a saucepan. Add the evaporated milk, water and butter and bring slowly to the boil, stirring constantly. Once boiling, cook for five minutes.

  2. Remove the sauce from the heat and allow to cool slightly. Stir in the vanilla extract.

  3. Serve poured over vanilla ice cream.


  • 340g/12oz granulated sugar
  • 85g/3oz brown sugar
  • 100g/3½oz cocoa powder
  • 30g/1oz plain flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 x 400g/14oz can evaporated milk
  • 250ml/9fl oz water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

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