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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 Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 5 cups


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 4 cups 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 Facts
2 tablespoons (calculated without ice cream): 183 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • gardenwonders
    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.