Rich Chocolate Sauce

Rich Chocolate Sauce

Makes: about 1 2/3 cups
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Perfect for topping ice cream, this is a great standby, all-purpose chocolate sauce. Or simply set out a bowl of the sauce and dip pound cake, strawberries or other fruit into it.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, sugar, cocoa and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it comes to a simmer. Remove from heat, add chocolate and vanilla and stir until the chocolate melts. Serve warm or let stand 10 minutes for a thicker sauce.

Tips & Notes

Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Reheat in a saucepan over low heat, stirring often.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 26
  • Amount Per tablespoon
  • Calories 34
  • % Daily values *
  • 2% Total Fat 1g
    • 5% Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • 1% Cholesterol 2mg
  • 1% Potassium 25mg
  • 0% Sodium 5mg
  • 2% Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • 4% Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Sugars 5g
  • 2% Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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