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Chocolate Dessert Sauce Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Total Time: Under 15 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Chocolate Dessert Sauce

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Serve this sauce warm or cold over a variety of desserts. For best results, use a 70 percent dark chocolate. Good with ice cream, profiteroles, and poached fruit.

Yield: Makes 1–2 cups

INGREDIENTS
  • 8 oz (225g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup golden syrup
  • 3 drops pure vanilla extract

Directions

1. Place all the ingredients along with 2 tbsp water into a small saucepan and heat gently, stirring, for 6–7 minutes, or until smooth and glossy.

Variation: Chocolate and Coffee Dessert Sauce

For a more sophisticated chocolate sauce, add 5–6 tbsp strong black coffee, 2 tbsp brandy, and 1–3 tbsp confectioner's sugar, to taste.

Notes

Prepare ahead: Store the sauce, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 week; reheat gently.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 20 servings.

77kcal (4%)
5mg (0%)
0mg (0%)
10mcg RAE (0%)
42mg
13mg
0g
7g
1g
11g
3mg (1%)
4mg (0%)
3g (14%)
5g (7%)
0mg (2%)
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