Friday, September 14, 2018

Plastered Hot Fudge Sauce


As I promised when I showed you a small (read: minuscule) portion of my recipe postcard collection, I tried the recipe for Plastered Hot Fudge Sauce. If you have never made hot fudge sauce before, this is the recipe to start with because it is easy and so good! I used the called for Jack Daniels, but my guess is that you could use the spirit of your choice, e.g. brandy, scotch, or bourbon, or a favorite liqueur like Kahlúa, Amaretto, or even Grand Marnier for a luscious orange and chocolate combination. This is delicious over ice cream, orange sherbet, or pound cake, and a tasty dip for fresh fruits like strawberries, raspberries, or bananas. Easy, delicious, and with a hint of booze, what’s not to like?
Plastered Hot Fudge Sauce
From page 179 of Jack Daniel’s The Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook

1 c. granulated sugar
3/4 c.
unsweetened cocoa, sifted
1 t. instant coffee granules (I used
espresso powder)
Dash of salt
2 T. Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup butter

Combine sugar, cocoa, coffee, and salt in a medium saucepan. Mix Jack Daniel’s Whiskey with cream; add to sauce and whisk until sauce is smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. When sugar has dissolved, add butter and cook until thickened, about five minutes. Serve warm. Makes 2 cups.

If patience is not one of your virtues, try this Microwave Fudge Sauce.



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6 comments:

Linda said...

What a great idea. I don't like "whiskey" but I do like it in desserts, and I love brandy and Kahlua. I hope you dug into it after your photo. (I would have to!)

bj said...

ooo, lord have mercy...this looks sooo good...I just this morning am going thru Pinterest looking for a good something to make and put in jars with cute labels for my Bunco friends.....wonder how long it would stay good in a jar in the fridge...??

Alycia Nichols said...

“Plastered.” My spirit animal.🤣

thepaintedapron.com said...

ha ha, love the name! Sounds divine!

Lazy Gastronome said...

Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party - hope to see you next week too. In the mean time, have a fabulous week!

Miz Helen said...

Your Hot Fudge Sauce will be great here at the cottage. We are big Ice Cream lovers and your sauce will be great! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and hope you are having a great weekend!
Miz Helen