Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce
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  • 12Servings


  • 5 ounces chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, plus more for thinning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt (optional)
  • Granulated sugar


In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and butter. Stir in the cream and cook until heated through. Stir in the vanilla and salt, if using. Add sugar to reach desired sweetness. If necessary, stir in 1 tablespoon cream at a time to thin out the sauce. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.