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Easiest Vegan Hot Fudge Sauce (5 Ingredients!)

  • Author: Allison
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 525 mL 1x


This vegan hot fudge sauce is out of this world delicious. It’s quick and easy to mix up, and makes a generous amount. Make a batch today and enjoy it drizzled over ice cream all week.



  • 400 mL full fat coconut milk (1 can)
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup + 3 tbsp semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Pinch of fine sea salt


  1. Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan, whisk together,  and warm over medium heat, whisking often, until warm and the chocolate chips have melted.
  2. Serve immediately over ice cream or as a dipping sauce for fruit, banana bread, and/or energy balls.
  3. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight glass jar in the refrigerator and reheated as needed.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Keywords: vegan hot fudge sauce, vegan chocolate sauce for ice cream, vegan chocolate sauce