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Easy Chocolate Sauce Recipe

An easy chocolate sauce recipe that comes together in minutes and is amazing when served up with any dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine belgium, French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cups
Calories 2003kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Add the cream and sugar to a medium size sauce pot and bring to a light boil over medium-low heat.
  • Add in the chocolate, turn the heat to low and immediately whisk until the chocolate is mixed in and the sauce is smooth.
  • Serve.

Notes

Chef Notes:
  • To Reheat: Place your desired amount into a small saucepot and heat over low heat while stirring until it has thinned out into a sauce consistency.  Likewise, you can reheat in a microwave-safe bowl until it reaches that same consistency.
 
  • Make-Ahead: You can make this chocolate sauce up to 3-4 days ahead of time.  Keep it cool and covered in the refrigerator until you would like to serve it, and simply reheat it.
 
  • How to Store it: Place covered in the refrigerator for up to 7 days, do not freeze.
 
 
  • When cooling in the refrigerator the sauce will become like a thick ganache and is delicious if wanting a little scoop to serve with fresh berries.
 
  • You can also substitute the heavy cream for half and half if you want a little thinner less fattening sauce.
 
  • Do not worry if when adding the chocolate the sauce is still really thin, it will thicken once the chocolate begins to incorporate into the hot cream.

 

Nutrition

Calories: 2003kcal | Carbohydrates: 137g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 157g | Saturated Fat: 94g | Cholesterol: 337mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 1199mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 102g | Vitamin A: 3589IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 266mg | Iron: 11mg