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Rich Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Carolyn Pinckney of Wilmington, North Carolina uses just six ingredients to whip up a big batch of this thick chocolate sauce. It's delicious draped over scoops of ice cream. Save the extra sauce for the two recipes that follow.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:40 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Ice cream

Directions

  • 1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate. Stir in the sugar and cocoa until smooth. Gradually add cream; mix well. Cook for 10 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Serve over ice cream. Store leftover sauce in the refrigerator. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 149 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.