Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce


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Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce

2 cups Easy
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Ingredients (9)

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


More bitter than sweet, this intense chocolate sauce is the perfect pairing for your next ice cream sundae.

Game plan: To reheat the sauce, cover it and microwave for 1 minute. Remove from the microwave and stir until completely melted.

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  1. 1Combine cream, milk, water, cocoa powder, corn syrup, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking until cocoa powder is completely dissolved.
  2. 2Remove from heat and add chocolate, butter, and vanilla, stirring until chocolate is melted and sauce is smooth. Serve warm.
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