How to Make Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

We all have heard about Mcdonald’s and I am sure you all have visited it several times in your lifetime. We all love to eat there and enjoy our meals whenever we are out. It’s like a ritual to eat there, and the food they have makes it the perfect choice for everyone.

But do you know what McDonald’s is known for other than food? Well, you would be surprised to know McDonald’s is also the largest manufacturer of toys in the world.

McDonald's Toys

Yes! Yes! You heard it right, TOYS! That’s McDonald’s for you, the world’s leading food chain brand and the largest toys manufacturer having their presence in over 100 countries. So, what is your most favorite thing that you love to have there?

Many of us love to have fries with burgers and drinks, but having to choose is a must when it comes to desserts. Desserts do have that importance that can’t be fulfilled by any other food category.

So, one of my favorite desserts that McDonald’s serves is Hot Fudge Sauce. Especially with a vanilla-flavored chocolate sauce is the best thing that you can have as that topping. But you won’t visit McDonald’s every time to taste this sauce and spend your precious resources on it, right?

Mcdonald's Hot Fudge Sauce with ice cream

Here is what we can do. I will show you the whole procedure of making this Hot Fudge Sauce at home that tastes exactly like the one in Mcdonald’s. After that, you don’t need to visit McDonald’s every time to enjoy the taste of it. Voila, that is going to be and easy too, in case you are wondering.

This recipe is an authentic one and you will not be able even to tell the difference between the Hot Fudge Sauce that you made at home and the one you had at McDonald’s. So, let’s get started and see how this sauce is made and the steps involved in making it.

Ingredients for Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce

Evaporated Milk 345 ml.
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 2 cups
Butter 1 tsp.
Vanilla Extract 1 tsp.

Ingredients are ready and I think this Hot Fudge Sauce recipe requires a lot less than expected. Here is everything in front of you that you need to buy and proceed further in the recipe.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeResting TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes 10 Minutes 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

If we look at the table above, you will find that this recipe doesn’t require more time. Only a task of about 45 minutes and that’s it. And that too when resting time is included. Otherwise, it would have taken only 15 minutes of yours.

After knowing and having a complete idea about the timings and ingredients that we need for this recipe, now comes the most awaited part and the one that you all were eagerly waiting for. A little wait is worth it as this Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce is the thing that you are going to have in the end. So, are you guys ready with your ingredients? Let’s start then.

Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe

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  1. Take a saucepan and add milk, sugar, chocolate chips to it and keep it over medium heat. Stir it continuously and wait until it boils. After that, remove the heat and keep it aside.
  2. Add the butter to this mix along with vanilla extract and combine it well.
  3. Let it rest and allow it to cool for about 30 minutes.

Your Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce is ready without even visiting McDonald’s. Serve it warm as it tastes best then. Have it with your favorite food (I will suggest Ice cream). This hot fudge sauce makes your boring food an exceptional one and will not disappoint you at all. Try it once and see the difference in taste.

Nutritional Breakdown of Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce

This recipe’s nutritional breakdown is also provided in the table below to check the nutrients and their correct quantity in it.

Cholesterol 25 mg.
Fiber 2 gm.
Sugars 45 gm.
Calories 330
Protein 8 gm.

How to Make Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce at Home | Video

To know more about this recipe, here is a video that you can watch. It will guide you through the whole process and will make your cooking easier and convenient.

Video By: America’s Test Kitchen

That’s all. I hope you will like this Mcdonald’s Hot Fudge Sauce and will try it at home. Do let us know what you think about it and what it tastes like. Reach us out by commenting in the comments box down below and we would love to revert. Stay tuned for more such recipes. Till then, take care and have a great day!

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