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Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipeI remember my parent’s having dinner parties when I was young. My mom would give me $5 to pretend to be a waitress and put the dishes in the dishwasher. It seemed so grown up and fun. If only I knew then how un-fun doing dishes really is, I would have asked for more money. One of the perks was getting to have the dessert that the grown ups were having. A lot of times my mom would make her famous chocolate sauce. She was making homemade Magic Shell long before Pinterest. I loved it, and since she didn’t make sweet things very often, it was a huge treat.

I also really like to make sundaes when people come over for dinner. Especially when I make something on the fancier side for dinner. I think that sundaes are fun and playful after a nice meal. I also really enjoy how easy they are to make. Buy some ice cream, make a little sauce, and you are ready to go. This Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce can be made a few days ahead of time and gently reheated when you are ready for dessert. I like to scoop the ice cream into the bowls that I am going to serve it in and freeze them until I am ready for them.

I get a lot of comments about coffee when I add it to chocolate recipes. Feel free to leave it out if you like, but coffee really brings out the flavor in chocolate. Sort of like like adding a pinch of salt to sweet things. It doesn’t taste like coffee, it just makes the chocolate more chocolate-y.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

12 ounces semisweet chocolate
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon instant coffee or espresso powder
1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons heavy cream
6 Tablespoons marshmallow creme

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce

Chop the chocolate into small pieces.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Add the pieces to a heatproof bowl and add cocoa and coffee powder.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a simmer.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Pour the hot cream over the chocolate.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

I like to scoop my ice cream ahead of time and keep them in the freezer until we are ready to eat it.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Let stand for 30 seconds, and whisk until smooth.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce

Add the marshmallow.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Mix until combined.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

Pour over ice cream. This recipe is from Epicurious Dinner Rush.

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce recipe

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Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce


Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee or espresso powder
  • 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • 6 Tablespoons marshmallow creme

Instructions

  1. Chop the chocolate into small pieces. Add the pieces to a heatproof bowl and add cocoa and coffee powder.
  2. Heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a simmer.
  3. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate. Let stand for 30 seconds, and whisk until smooth. Add the marshmallow and mix until combined.
  4. Pour over ice cream.
  5. This sauce can be made 3 days ahead of time and reheated. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge.

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  1. bridget {bake at 350}

    February 5th, 2014 at 8:11 am

    Chocolate + marshmallow creme?!? Sign me up!!! And, I love sundaes for party desserts, too!

  2. bakedbree

    February 5th, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    Marhsmallow creme is a food group here. I can’t quit you Fluff.

  3. Jenny Flake

    February 5th, 2014 at 8:53 am

    Ooooo, this looks like heaven in a jar! Bookmarking for sure!!

  4. bakedbree

    February 5th, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    I hope that you love it Jenny!

  5. Teffy

    February 5th, 2014 at 8:55 am

    Oh WOW. That looks insanely delicious!
    Exactly what I need on a cold, rainy, London day.

    {Teffy’s Perks} X

  6. bakedbree

    February 5th, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    It is! It is cold and rainy here in DC too.

  7. Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough

    February 5th, 2014 at 10:14 am

    Man, I wish someone would pay me $5 nowadays to do my dishes! But I’d also gladly take a payment of this hot fudge sauce. 😉

  8. bakedbree

    February 5th, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    Me too. I feel like I live and breathe dishes.

  9. Julie

    February 5th, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    Gah, this looks dangerously delicious!

  10. bakedbree

    February 5th, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    It is! And so easy!

  11. BN

    February 6th, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Bree, this recipe took our breath away! Ain’t nothing in the world like marshmallow, and now it just got better! WOW, thank you! Bumped into you accidentally on FB… can’t imagine life without the internet, or marshmallows. LOL

  12. bakedbree

    February 6th, 2014 at 8:05 pm

    Thank you so much! Welcome, so glad that you are here!

  13. JulieD

    February 6th, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    Ahh this looks amazing…it looks like it would make an amazing hot chocolate too!!! I can just drink the bottle 🙂

  14. bakedbree

    February 6th, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Oh, that is smart! I like the way you think Julie!

  15. Lauren

    February 7th, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Oh my goodness this looks delicious!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

  16. bakedbree

    February 9th, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Thank you!!

  17. Colleen Pastoor

    February 7th, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Pinned! This is the perfect way to make sundays special… well that and sprinkles!

  18. bakedbree

    February 9th, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Sprinkles are a must!

  19. Veronica

    February 10th, 2014 at 8:23 am

    This is fantastic. I made it this weekend and we used some of the leftovers for ice cream sodas. It was probably the best soda we have had!!

  20. bakedbree

    February 10th, 2014 at 9:02 am

    I am so glad! I bet it would be great in a soda. I need to try that.

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