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

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Winter 2003

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Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; protein 0.9g 2% DV; carbohydrates 10.3g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1g 4% DV; sugars 8.6g; fat 1.4g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.8g 4% DV; cholesterol 0.6mg; vitamin a iu 22.4IU; vitamin cmg; folate 1.1mcg; calcium 16.6mg 2% DV; iron 0.3mg 1% DV; magnesium 10.2mg 4% DV; potassium 44.6mg 1% DV; sodium 5.5mg; thiaminmg.