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Rich Chocolate Sauce
“Perfect for topping ice cream, this is a great standby, all-purpose chocolate sauce. Or simply set out a bowl of the sauce and dip pound cake, strawberries or other fruit into it.”
1 cup low-fat milk
½ cup sugar
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon butter
1½ ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1Combine milk, sugar, cocoa and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it comes to a simmer. Remove from heat, add chocolate and vanilla and stir until the chocolate melts. Serve warm or let stand 10 minutes for a thicker sauce.
Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Reheat in a saucepan over low heat, stirring often.