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Keto Hot Fudge

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If you miss that decadent hot fudge sundae, make your own ice cream and add in this Keto Hot Fudge! Extremely easy and quick to make, you’ll be surprised it’s such a healthy choice!

Heavy cream, butter, and keto-friendly chocolate chips come together to make this perfectly rich dessert sauce.

A cup of Hot Fudge

Every time I am craving something sweet, it always seems to be ice cream. Sometimes, that just doesn’t cut it though. What makes ice cream better?

Well, there’s the option of adding nuts, cherries, and even hot fudge! My Keto Hot Fudge pairs perfectly with ice cream to create a delicious, cold treat while keeping the carb count low. 

It is such a simple recipe to make and is very effective at elevating such a simple dessert. Not just dessert either. I love using it with breakfast items or even snacks as well!

These Strawberry Fat Bombs taste amazing dunked in this fudge. Don’t even get me started on how addicting this Chocolate Chip Keto Pancake Recipe becomes when doused in this decadent sauce. You’ll want to go make this recipe pronto!

A close up of a coffee cup, with Fudge and Cream

How to Make Keto Hot Fudge

  1. Simmer - Combine your butter, heavy cream, both sugars, and half of your chocolate in a saucepan and boil on the stove. Reduce heat to a bubble for another five to seven minutes. Stir constantly.
  2. Add the last ingredients - Remove your sauce from the heat, add the rest of your ingredients, and stir well.
  3. Serve - Let the sauce cool a little bit before serving. Pour over your favorite dessert and enjoy!

Tips and Variations

  • Storage - Store in a mason jar with the lid tightly secure for up to a month. I do not suggest leaving this hot fudge recipe out or freezing it. Other sealed container options would work as well.
  • Reheating - I usually reheat the container for a few seconds in the microwave, use what I need, then place it back in the fridge. However, if your container isn’t microwave-safe, you can remove what you need and heat it in the microwave.
  • Swerve substitute - You don’t have to use Swerve if that’s not your brand of preference. You can use any granulated sugar substitute, but be aware that some brands may be stronger or less potent. You may need to adjust the amount of sweetener based on this.
  • Use other chip flavors - If you would like to make other flavors of this dessert, simply swap out the chocolate chips for other flavors. For example, you can use white chocolate chips, butterscotch, caramel, etc.
  • How can I use this hot fudge recipe? - This sauce would go well on a ton of desserts. Of course, my favorite is ice cream, if you can get your hands on some that’s keto-friendly. I’ve enjoyed using it over keto waffles and pancakes as well.
A cup of  Fudge and Cream

Common Questions About Keto Hot Fudge

How Long Does Homemade Hot Fudge Last?

The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for about two weeks. As long as the container is nice and airtight, you should have no trouble getting at least that much out of it.

I haven’t tried freezing this hot fudge yet, but I wouldn’t suggest it. This will change how the ingredients interact with each other, and it might come out separated once frozen. You can always give it a try if you want to do some testing, though! When you are ready to use it again, simply microwave to the desired temperature.

Who Makes the Best Hot Fudge?

Well, that depends. Everyone has different taste buds. I have had a ton of different hot fudge sundaes and cannot really think of one that stands out to me as the best.

If you were to ask Google, however, they would tell you that title belongs to Harrell’s Hot Fudge. They recently won a taste contest for their tasty recipe. However, there is absolutely no reason why the hot fudge you make can’t be the best!

If you fell in love with this Keto Hot Fudge, please let me know in the comments below or hit me up on social media!

Fudge and Cream

Keto Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Makes: About 16 Ounces

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ Cup Granulated Swerve
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips (at least 60%)
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • ⅓ Cup Granulated Swerve Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla

Directions:

Chocolate Ingredients in a bowl

In a saucepan on the stove, place your butter, half of your chocolate, heavy cream, and both sugars.Stirring constantly, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to lightly bubble for around 5-7 minutes. 

Fudge and Cream

Remove from heat and add the rest of the ingredients to the pan. Stir well. 

Allow to sit for just a few minutes before using. 

Bowl of Fudge and Cream

Store in an airtight container (a glass container works best) in the fridge. 

Fudge and Cream in a jar with a spoon

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A cup of keto Fudge

Keto Hot Fudge

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

If you miss that decadent hot fudge sundae, make your own ice cream and add in this Keto Hot Fudge! Extremely easy and quick to make, you’ll be surprised it’s such a healthy choice! Heavy cream, butter, and keto-friendly chocolate chips come together to make this perfectly rich dessert sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ Cup Granulated Swerve
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips (at least 60%)
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • ⅓ Cup Granulated Swerve Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla

Instructions

    In a saucepan on the stove, place your butter, half of your chocolate, heavy cream, and both sugars.Stirring constantly, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to lightly bubble for around 5-7 minutes.
    Remove from heat and add the rest of the ingredients to the pan. Stir well.
    Allow to sit for just a few minutes before using.
    Store in an airtight container (a glass container works best) in the fridge.

Notes

Storage - Store in a mason jar with the lid tightly secure for up to a month. I do not suggest leaving this hot fudge recipe out or freezing it. Other sealed container options would work as well.
Reheating - I usually reheat the container for a few seconds in the microwave, use what I need, then place it back in the fridge. However, if your container isn’t microwave-safe, you can remove what you need and heat it in the microwave.
Swerve substitute - You don’t have to use Swerve if that’s not your brand of preference. You can use any granulated sugar substitute, but be aware that some brands may be stronger or less potent. You may need to adjust the amount of sweetener based on this.
Use other chip flavors - If you would like to make other flavors of this dessert, simply swap out the chocolate chips for other flavors. For example, you can use white chocolate chips, butterscotch, caramel, etc.
How can I use this hot fudge recipe? - This sauce would go well on a ton of desserts. Of course, my favorite is ice cream, if you can get your hands on some that’s keto-friendly. I’ve enjoyed using it over keto waffles and pancakes as well.

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