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Buttermilk Chocolate Sauce

 Buttermilk Chocolate Sauce
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
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Reduced-fat ice cream


  • 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.
  • 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.