Chocolate Gravy (from early 1900's recipe file)

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Straws Kitchen

By
@CinCooks

THIS RECIPE WAS TAKEN FROM MY GRANDMOTHERS EARLY 1900's RECIPE FILE.

I LOVED IT GROWING UP AND STILL DO..BUT I HAVE TO MAKE IT MYSELF NOW.
BOTH OF MY GRANDMOTHERS AND MY MOTHER HAVE PASSED AWAY.
MAKING AND EATING THEIR RECIPES ARE A NICE COMFORT FOR ME.
CinStraw

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Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
flour
1 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 c
water
1 Tbsp
'real' butter

How to Make Chocolate Gravy (from early 1900's recipe file)

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium saucepan combine sugar, flour and cocoa powder; mix well.
  • 2Add water and stir until combined.
  • 3Bring to a boil over medium heat stirring occasionally until thick.
  • 4Remove from heat and add butter.
  • 5Serve warm over buttered biscuits...or pancakes.

    May also be served over waffles, fruit, ice cream or even poured over a cake (looks pretty dripping down the sides of a bundt cake).
  • 6Another way to make this, if you don't want to use water...
    2 teaspoons flour; 1/2 cup sugar; 3 Tablespoons cocoa; 2 cups milk; 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon butter.
    Mix first three ingredients; gradually add milk.
    Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
    Add in vanilla and butter. Serve over hot biscuits.

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About Chocolate Gravy (from early 1900's recipe file)

Course/Dish: Gravies