Chocolate and orange are a sublime pairing. This is a good lower-fat chocolate sauce for ice cream, cake or fruit fondue. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Winter 2003

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  • Whisk sugar and cocoa in a small heavy saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk until a smooth paste forms. Bring to a simmer, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and simmer, whisking constantly, for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and add chocolate; stir until melted. Stir in orange-poaching syrup (or orange liqueur). Let cool.



Make Ahead Tip: The sauce will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; 1.4 g total fat; 0.8 g saturated fat; 1 mg cholesterol; 5 mg sodium. 45 mg potassium; 10.3 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 0.9 g protein; 22 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mcg folate; 17 mg calcium; 10 mg magnesium;