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Mexican Chocolate Sauce

September/October 1995

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Chocolate syrup makes a convenient base for a delicious sauce; cocoa powder deepens the chocolate flavor and cuts the sweetness without adding fat, and orange and cinnamon lend complexity.


Mexican Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Makes: 1 1/2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 1 cup chocolate syrup

Preparation

  1. Stir together cocoa, cornstarch and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Whisk in orange juice and zest and stir over medium-low heat until simmering and thickened. Add chocolate syrup and stir until the sauce is heated through. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 38 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 9 mg sodium; 24 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate


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