Sharon's Fudge Sauce~

Adapted from a recipe from Sharon Hoffman

1 cup sugar 

1/8 t salt

1 teaspoon instant coffee, optional

1/3 cup cocoa

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup heavy whip cream

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 tablespoons rum 

In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. In a sauce pan, combine butter and cream and heat until the butter has melted. Add dry ingredients to the cream mixture, constantly whisking. Boil, stirring constantly until thick and smooth, about 5 minutes. Add vanilla and rum. Cool and refrigerate unused portion.

Can be reheated in a microwave, as needed.