Basic Chocolate Sauce Recipe

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Basic Chocolate Sauce

Trisha Valdez


Why buy it made when this easy and deliscious recipe is here for you? Add some mint choc chips for a twist on a good standard sauce.....

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Depends on size f jars
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


2 oz
semisweet baking chocolate
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
boiling water
1.5 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract


1Melt chocolate in a double boiler.

2Stir in butter, then boiling water, then sugar and salt; cook stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.

3Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

4The sauce is best when served warm - Either serve immediately or reheat in double boiler for 10 minutes or microwave for 1 minute.

5To store pour into sterilized glass jars.

6Allow sauce to cool before refrigerating; it will keep for 6 months in the refrigerator.

7Variations: Add any of the following flavorings in place of or in additon to the vanilla: : 1 teaspoon orange extract or 1/3 cup orange juice : 1 teaspoon mint extract : 1/8 cup crushed strawberries or rasberries, chopped raisins or nuts : 1 tablespoon Creme de Menth, Coffe liqueur, Spice orange Cordial or other : flavored liquer : 1 teaspoon instant coffee

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Chocolate Sauces
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy