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Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Chocolate Sauce Recipe

"I make different toppings so we can enjoy our favorite snack-ice cream sundaes," explains field editor Nancy McDonald of Burns, Wyoming. "This smooth chocolate sauce is always a big hit."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:26 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream or evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large heavy saucepan, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Add the sugar, cream and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1-1/2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold over ice cream or pound cake. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: About 3-1/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 127 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.