Hot Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream (Old recipe)

Marcia McCance


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

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

How to Make Hot Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream (Old recipe)


  • 1Melt 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
  • 2Add the boiling water to the sugar and dissolve
  • 3Add the water/sugar S-L-O-W-L-Y to the melted chocolate and bring to boil stirring constantly
  • 4Mix 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)
  • 5add the vanilla and serve hot on ice cream
  • 6I 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

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About Hot Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream (Old recipe)

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

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