Recipe: Level Up Chocolate Fudge Sauce




For The Red Wine Syrup

  • 200 ml red wine
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 star anise

For The Fudge Sauce

  • 30 g unsalted butter
  • 150 ml double cream
  • 170 g golden syrup
  • 50 g soft dark brown sugar
  • 20 g cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 170 g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 vanilla pod
Reduce the Wine

Step 1

Reduce The Wine

Pour the wine into a small saucepan and add the sugar and star anise. Put the pan over a high heat and stir until the sugar dissolves, then bring to a boil and bubble for 10 minutes, until the wine thickens to a syrup.

Make the Chocolate Sauce

Step 2

Make The Chocolate Sauce

Tip the butter, cream, golden syrup, sugar and cocoa powder into a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer and allow everything to combine. Add a little salt and stir in the chocolate. Scrape the vanilla from the pod and into the chocolate sauce.


Step 3


Finish by pouring in the red wine syrup and season to taste with a little more salt if necessary. Serve up over ice cream, or any dessert you like!

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