Fresh Strawberries w/ Hot Fudge Sauce
fresh strawberries w/ hot fudge sauce
Hot Fudge Sauce
bitter-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
( OR semi-sweet )
ml (1/2 cup)
heavy whipping cream
light brown sugar
butter, cut into small pieces
liqueur such as Hazelnut, Grand Marnier, Kahlua, Tia Maria, Amaretto or a brandy (optional)
ripe strawberries, washed & dried with stems left on
Place the chocolate in a medium-sized heatproof bowl & set aside.
In a saucepan, combine the cream, milk, sugar & butter; place over medium heat & bring JUST to a simmer, stirring often.
Remove from heat & pour immediately over chocolate. Let stand until the chocolate has melted, then stir gently until smooth.
Whisk in vanilla & the liqueur (if using). Place some of the hot fudge sauce in each of the ceramic amuse busch dishes & top with a fresh strawberry.