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Fudgy Walnut Sauce

 Fudgy Walnut Sauce
This rich sauce will satisfy any sweet tooth. It tastes great poured over pound cake or drizzled on scoops of ice cream.
16 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and cream. Bring to a boil over medium
  • heat, stirring occasionally. Add chocolate and butter; stir until
  • melted. Remove from the heat.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg yolks. Whisk a small amount of the
  • chocolate mixture into yolks. Return all to the pan; whisk until
  • smooth. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and walnuts. Pour into jars;
  • cool. Cover and store in the refrigerator. To serve, reheat in a
  • microwave. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 182 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.