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Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread Hot Fudge Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1/2 cup sauce
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1/4 cup vanilla ice cream, plus more for serving

1 almost-empty jar chocolate-hazelnut spread with about 1/4 cup spread inside, such as Nutella (see Cook's Note)

Dollop canned whipped cream, optional


  1. Add the vanilla ice cream to the almost-empty jar chocolate-hazelnut spread. Microwave for 30 seconds. Add the canned whipped cream if using, then cover tightly with the lid and shake vigorously until a thick sauce forms, about 30 seconds.
  2. Serve over ice cream.

Cook’s Note

Before microwaving a jar of hazelnut spread, be sure that every last bit of foil from the rim has been removed.