Fudgy Walnut Sauce Recipe
This rich sauce will satisfy any sweet tooth. It tastes great poured over pound cake or drizzled on scoops of ice cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings
- 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 vanilla extract
- 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 1. 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.
- 2. 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.
- 3. 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.
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.
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