Sauces, Chocolate

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Chocolate Sauce

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Sauce
Servings: 3 cups


  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  • Place first four (dry) ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan, along with 1/2 cup of the milk and whisk to combine into a thick paste.
  • Add the remaining milk, bring the mixture to a boil, and whisk to combine well. When sauce boils, reduce heat to low and simmer very gently for 5 minutes, whisking often. Remove from heat, add vanilla, and cool.
  • Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, covered.


BONUS TIP: May be used hot or cold; on ice cream, cake, fruit, or combined with milk to make a quick cup of hot chocolate (blend milk and amount of sauce to your own taste).
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