Hot Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream (Old recipe)

Marcia McCance

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@mmccance

Just one of those little recipes I found in my mother's notebook. Enjoy!!


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
squares of baker's chocolate
1 c
boiling water
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
corn starch
1 Tbsp
cold water
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt the chocolate in a sauce pan on very low heat

Note: 6 Tablespoons of Cocoa + 2 tablespoons melted butter or coconut oil = 2 1-oz squares of baking chocolate -- just in case you need it
2
Add the boiling water to the sugar and dissolve
3
Add the water/sugar S-L-O-W-L-Y to the melted chocolate and bring to boil stirring constantly
4
Mix the cornstarch with the Tbsp of cold water, then when the chocolate reaches the boiling point add the cornstarch S-L-O-W-L-Y to it

then: boil for seven minutes (keeping a watchful eye and stirring as needed)
5
add the vanilla and serve hot on ice cream
6
I was wondering if I used milk (or evaporated milk) instead of water if it might add a nice flavor to the sauce and make it more like chocolate fudge sauce -- this would require a watchful eye because milk can burn -- just thinking

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate Sauces
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #sauce