This easy chocolate sauce is thick and rich with a deep, dark chocolate flavor, and only takes five minutes to make.
- 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
- 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.
- Add cocoa powder, coffee, salt, and vanilla; whisk until dissolved and no lumps remain, about 2 minutes.
- Remove pan from heat, let stand 10 minutes.
- Transfer chocolate sauce to glass jars. Refrigerate, covered, up to 14 days.
Sauce will thicken after being refrigerated for several hours.