Mint Chocolate Sauce
Thick and decadent, this homemade topping reminds everyone of after-dinner mints. Pour the luscious sauce over ice cream or slices of plain cake for an irresistible dessert.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
Makesabout 5 cups
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 4 cups (24 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup creme de menthe
- Ice cream
- In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, water and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add chocolate chips and creme de menthe; whisk until smooth.
- Serve warm over ice cream or transfer to storage containers and refrigerate.
- To serve: Scoop out desired quantity and reheat in microwave until warmed.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons (calculated without ice cream): 183 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Dreamy Chocolate Mint Sauce in Country Woman Christmas 2009
Dec 24, 2011
It was okay, but too thick and hardenedup on ice cream; the chococolate was overwhelming. I have a better ice cream topping I like better, made with karo syrup and peanut butter that I would prefer to use.