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Buttermilk Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Buttermilk Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Our family received this delicious recipe from a dear friend. The thick sauce is not too sweet and makes a delightful topping for most desserts. Serve it warm over ice cream, cake or fruit. —Leah Ramage of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Reduced-fat ice cream


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa and cornstarch. Whisk in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Serve warm over ice cream. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 3/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 tablespoon sauce, calculated without ice cream) equals 62 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.