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Silky Chocolate Sauce

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Bittersweet chocolate and cocoa powder turn into a rich, silky chocolate sauce in a matter of minutes. Simple enough to whip up when that hot fudge sundae craving hits.


Silky Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Makes: 1 1/2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 ounce bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Cognac, or other brandy

Preparation

  1. Whisk corn syrup, cocoa and cornstarch in a small saucepan until smooth. Slowly whisk in milk, Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate and Cognac. Let cool.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 32 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 16 mg sodium; 10 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydratef


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