8 Incredible ways to use Hot Fudge Sauce in Desserts



This week was all about hot fudge sauce; the one true chocolaty comfort that you count on in the days that define Fall. You first learned how to make hot fudge sauce with just three ingredients and within 10 minutes. You then learned how to use this hot fudge sauce in a warming, cozy dessert, the hot fudge bread pudding. However, I wasn’t going to stop there. I want you to make the best of this season and load up on multiple batches of the hot fudge sauce and that is why, today, I bring to you 8 incredible ways in which you can use your hot fudge sauce in desserts. These desserts are extravagant, quirky and downright delicious. Fasten your seatbelts because these brilliant recipes are going to make you want to prepare a large batch of hot fudge sauce goodness just so you can make these desserts for your friends and family.

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1. Turtle Hot Fudge Pudding Cake by Eat In Eat Out:

What happens when a cake and pudding decide to elope? They make the prettiest pudding cake and here’s the kicker, the hot fudge sauce in question here is made right when the pudding is being baked. This warm pudding is elevated to a whole new level of decadence when topped with a turtle topping. Intrigued? I’m sure you are. Head over to Lori’s blog, Eat in Eat Out to find out how you can create magic with fudge sauce.


2. Snickers Peanut Butter Pie by Crazy for Crust:

Dorothy’s blog is chock full of some of the most decadent and indulgent sweet treats you will find in the blogosphere. This is no ordinary pie, my friends. It combines some of the best sweet treats; I’m talking brownies, fluff, peanut butter, caramels and peanuts and transforms it into pie goodness. And then comes the much-awaited generous drizzles of hot fudge sauce that are then finished off with chunky pieces of Snickers. Did I just catch you drooling?


3. Hot Fudge Ice Cream Pie by Melanie Makes:

If you thought that hot fudge sauce is to be used on warm desserts, Melanie’s mouth watering ice cream pie with decadent hot fudge ribbons swirled in will make you want to think otherwise. This is just such a brilliant dessert to be eaten with your family, laughing and chattering between spoonfuls of this heavenly hot fudge ice cream pie.


4. {Hot For Cookie} Fudge Shake by Heather’s French Press

This again is a cold beverage and what a beverage at that! The milkshake is what dreams are made of. Besides, this milkshake is nothing like the regular drink you may have otherwise; it’s been made decadent in the most innovative way and added brownie points for topping it with the most indulgent hot fudge sauce. Starting off the day with this Fudge Shake is sure to make the rest of your day sweeter.


5. Mint Brownie and Oreo Hot Fudge Trifle with Minty Cream Cheese Whipped Cream by Mel’s Kitchen Café.

This is a mint overload and let’s be honest – no one can ever have enough of the mint + chocolate combination! This trifle contains three layers of mint brownies, fudgy to the last bite, mint cream with the tanginess of cream cheese, mint Oreos and it is all tied together with a generous helping of hot fudge sauce. We would never judge you if you decided to eat the entire trifle all by yourself (I certainly would!)


6. Hot Fudge Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies by Crème de La Crumb.

Chocolate Chip cookies will never be the same for you again. Not when you smoosh a generous dollop of hot fudge sauce between two balls of chocolate chip cookie dough and bake it to a soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie oozing with hot fudge goodness and we have Tiffany from Crème De La Crumb to thank for making us the chocolate chip cookie of our dreams.


7. No Bake Snickers Cheesecake Parfait with Bailey’s Hot Fudge Sauce by A Cookie Named Desire

There is no denying the fact that peanut butter, chocolate and caramel are a match made in heaven, but what if you took your hot fudge sauce to another level by spiking it with Bailey’s? Amanda has done just that in this dessert and the result looks truly decadent, plus chunky bits of Snickers scattered around generously into the no bake peanut butter cheesecake is going to tempt you forever, unless you run to your kitchen right now to make a massive batch of these treats.


8. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake by Seeded at The Table

Not only this ice cream cake by Nikki Gladd one of the most beautiful looking desserts you’ll ever see, it also contains all of the elements that you would want to see in the classic banana split and then transforms into an ice cream cake. It’s rich, decadent and can be an excellent crowd pleaser for your next dinner party.

I hope you have made some arrangements for all the drooling that must have happened by now. 😉

Tell me, my friends, what is your favorite way to use hot fudge sauce?


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  1. Holy moly, am I happy to see all this fudgy deliciousness on this Monday morning. I think I got a very lovely chocolate-sugar high just looking at these pics. I just love hot fudge so they all look wonderful!

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