Rich Chocolate Sauce

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Rich Chocolate Sauce

Rich Chocolate Sauce

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.

Serves 26

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 15 min.


  • 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

Cooking Directions

Step 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.