Grandma's Fudge Sauce

Grandma's Fudge Sauce

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Grew up with this basic recipe and, for me, it is still one of the best.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 527
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 20m


  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk


  • 1   Melt the chocolate and butter in a heavy pot over low heat, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in the sugar, vanilla extract, salt, and evaporated milk. Cook and stir until the mixture is thickened, 5 to 7 minutes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 22.4g 34%
    Saturated Fat 14.0g  
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 281mg 11%
Potassium 265mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 84g 27%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9%
Protein 5.1g 10%
Sugars 80g  
Vitamin A 465IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 142mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 57mg  
Folate 8mcg