Chocolate Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


About 3-1/3 cups

Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
I make different toppings so we can enjoy our favorite snack-ice cream sundaes. This smooth chocolate sauce is always a big hit. —Nancy McDonald, Burns, Wyoming


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 127 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.