By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day
Many commercial hot fudge sauces are made with corn syrup, but we like to avoid corn syrup when possible, and we’ve found that it’s easy to substitute honey for it in many recipes. Honey brings a lovely sweet note to this fudge sauce; you’ll want to make it to pour over your next bowl of vanilla bean ice cream.
In a small heavy saucepan, combine the cream, honey, sugar, cocoa powder, and half of the chocolate chips, stir together with a heat-resistant spatula, and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently, then reduce the heat and simmer, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes.
Remove from the heat, add the remaining chocolate chips, the butter, vanilla, and salt, and stir until smooth