Betty's Ice Cream Balls with Hot Fudge Sauce

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Jun. 28, 2014

Betty demonstrates how to make Ice Cream Balls with Hot Fudge Sauce. This is a delicious, cooling treat for hot summer days.


Salted roasted peanuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , fairly finely chopped ((as needed))
Vanilla ice cream scoop 8 ((as needed))
For hot fudge sauce
Unsweetened chocolate 3 Ounce
Butter 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Heavy whipping cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
White granulated sugar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Salt 1 Dash
For garnish
Maraschino cherries 6 ((as needed))
Mint sprig 6 ((as needed))



1. Scoop ice cream and form into balls (as many as you desire). Roll balls in chopped peanuts and freeze.



For Hot Fudge Sauce:

2. In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low flame.

3. Remove the pan from flame and stir in cream. Add sugar and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for about 7 minutes or until sauce is of desired thickness.

4. Into a bowl, transfer the sauce and beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.



5. In a dessert dish, place two ice cream balls, spoon fudge on top, garnish with cherry and mint. Serve and enjoy

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258Calories from Fat 147

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 51 mg2.13%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet