Saturday Make Your Own Sundae Sauces

from Martha Stewart Everyday Food, June 2010

Fudge Sauce
Ingredients
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 Tablespoons sweet butter, cut into small pieces
3 ounces (1/2 cup) semi sweet chocolate chips
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate (I used one square of Baker's)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of coarse salt

Directions
Combine sugar and cream in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
When mixture boils stir often until sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes.
Add butter and chocolates and stir until chocolate melts and is smooth, 2 minutes.
Stir in vanilla and salt.

Yield: 1 cup

Caramel Sauce
Ingredients
1/2 cup light-brown sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
4 Tablespoons sweet butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of coarse salt

Directions
Combine sugar, cream and butter in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Cook, stirring until butter melts and mixture is smooth.
Reduce to a simmer and stir occasionally for 5 minutes.
Stir in vanilla and salt.

Yield: 2/3 cup



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