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The BEST Chocolate Sauce

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

DESCRIPTION

This easy chocolate sauce is thick and rich with a deep, dark chocolate flavor, and only takes five minutes to make.


Ingredients

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  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. Instant coffee
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan stir together water, sugar, and syrup. Cook, stirring occasionally over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Do not boil.
  2. Add cocoa powder, coffee, salt, and vanilla; whisk until dissolved and no lumps remain, about 2 minutes. 
  3. Remove pan from heat, let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer chocolate sauce to glass jars. Refrigerate, covered, up to 14 days.

Notes

Sauce will thicken after being refrigerated for several hours.