Pretty Please with a Moon on Top

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Desserts | 0 comments

 

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It’s the last sweltering Friday of August. Tonight, another glowing supermoon will tower high; after dusk.

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Why not concoct a batch of thick dark hot fudge sauce to drip over cold sweet vanilla ice cream; then whipped cream, topped with tiny crunchy nuts; and of course, the ubiquitous weird cherry.

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This delicious, decadent Hot Fudge Sauce created by the Brown Eyed Baker

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simmers up quickly by bringing heavy cream, syrup, brown sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and half of the chocolate to a boil.  I used Trader Joes, 72% bittersweet chocolate (about 13 squares total).

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Reduce the chocolate to a low simmer and stir it occasionally for 5 minutes.

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Turn off the heat and stir in the remaining chocolate, butter, and vanilla; stir until smooth.

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