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Chocolate Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Chocolate Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Few desserts are as quick and delicious as an ice cream sundae. Sliced bananas, a maraschino cherry and this fast sauce makes the sundaes special.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cream, sliced bananas and maraschino cherries


  • 1. In a small saucepan, bring the water, sugar and butter to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; add the chocolate chips and vanilla. Whisk until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Serve warm over ice cream with bananas and a cherry. Yield: 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 113 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.