Fabulous Fudge Sauce

  • Yield: 2 cups


1/2cup (1 stick) butter
1cup sugar
1teaspoon instand coffee granules
2tablespoons rum
1/3cup baking cocoa
1/8teaspoon cinnamon
1/8teaspoon salt
1cup heavy cream
2teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the sugar, coffee granules, rum, baking cocoa, cinnamon and salt.  Add the heavy cream.  Bring to a boil and reduce the heat.  Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.  Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.  Serve warm or cool.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Louisville’s Splendor in the Bluegrass (Junior League of Louisville, KY 2000).