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Homemade Brownie and Hot Fudge Sundae

Looking for a fabulous dessert for a crowd? It’s perfect for make-ahead family time or parties and always a favorite.

The homemade brownie is much better than boxed.

And the homemade fudge is rich and incredibly tasty. Give this wonderful dessert a try!

Homemade Brownie & Hot Fudge Sundaes

Brownie Ingredients:

8 eggs

4 cups sugar

4 tsp. vanilla

2 tsp. salt

2 cups butter (4 sticks)

2 cups flour

1 ½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder


Homemade Hot Fudge Ingredients:

3 ½ Tbl. cornstarch

2 Tbl. + 2 tsp cocoa powder

2 (12 oz) cans evaporated milk

2 cups sugar

4 Tbl. real butter, divided

2 tsp. vanilla

Dash salt

Vanilla ice cream



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Coat a jelly roll pan (cookie sheet with sides) with non-stick cooking spray. (17 ½ x 12 ½”)

In a large mixing bowl, add in the eggs, checking for shells.

Beat 2-3 minutes until frothy.Sundae 1Add in the sugar, vanilla and salt.

Mix 3-4 minutes until thick and smooth.Sundae 3

Melt the butter in a microwavable bowl, or in a small pan on the stove.

Add this to the sugar mixture.

In a separate bowl combine the flour and cocoa powder; stir to combine.
Add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and beat 2-3 minutes.Sundae 4

Pour the brownie mixture into the prepared jelly roll pan and spread out evenly.Sundae 5Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick come out almost clean.

Allow to cool and then cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.Sundae 6

Hot Fudge
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cornstarch, cocoa powder.

In a medium sauce pan combine the evaporated milk, sugar and 2 Tbl. of the butter.

Add in the cocoa mixture.Sundae 7Stir well Sundae 7

Bring to a boil stirring constantly.Sundae 8

Once the mixture is boiling, boil 2-4 minutes, or until thickened.Sundae 9Remove from the heat and add the last 2 Tbl. butter, vanilla and salt.

Allow the butter to melt, then stir well.Sundae 10Keep warm in a crock pot to serve with brownie and ice cream. *If making hot fudge up in advance, allow it to come to room temperature, then store in the refrigerator. Reheat over the stove, or in a crockpot; depending on your time.Sundae 11

To serve:
Place a piece of brownie on a plate, top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a spoon of the hot fudge sauce.

Note: I doubled the hot fudge sauce to have enough for the brownie sundaes.

Recipe from JamieCookiesItUp. Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014

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