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Dark Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Dark Chocolate Sauce Recipe

You don't have to cross chocolate off your dessert menu, thanks to recipes like this one from Deanne Bagley, "It's simple to satisfy you sweet tooth by draping low-fat pound cake or fat-free ice cream with this rich glossy sauce," she writes from Bath, New York. "Use it to make hot chocolate, too...or as a dip for fresh fruit."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cocoa and cornstarch. Stir in milk and coffee until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in vanilla. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 77 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

Reviews for Dark Chocolate Sauce

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ahmom User ID: 3426126 225361
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2015

"I used special dark chocolate. It was really good."

mbl20028 User ID: 543960 204917
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2011

"very easy, good tasting. Made it to serve with the raspberry upsidedown cake and it went well together!"

CStrat User ID: 5791313 107084
Reviewed May. 5, 2011

"Chocolately and delicious. And really easy to make."

smilingwine User ID: 1067602 35066
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2009

"The only mistake I made with this recipe was making only a single batch. Very good."

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