Five minute chocolate sauce

Servings: 6-8 serving(s)

Prep time: 3 minutes

Total time: 8 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

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This easy five-minute chocolate sauce recipe is an easy way to make a simple dessert extra special. Use it as a dip for strawberries, pour over a simple cake. When chilled it becomes dense and fudgy, perfect for sandwiching cookies!

fudgy five minute chocolate sauce

I was thinking this morning that I didn’t have the greatest weekend. I was thinking of all the things we didn’t get to do and feeling a little sad that my husband unexpectedly had to work all weekend. So no family hike, no car so no movie with the kids and no eggs so no baking cookies.

But then I thought, “Wait!”

What was I thinking? I have nothing to complain about. Nothing. It was sunny. We played outside. The street is now filled with chalk castles. There is a new bike ramp off the deck. Last night we crawled into freshly made beds, under sheets that that had blown dry in the sun and smelled like spring. My daughter lost a tooth and the Tooth Fairy made a credible recovery when the Toonie (initially) couldn’t be found. I made it to book club any way.

Today I saw this Facebook post: 15 Powerful Things Happy People Do Differently

It’s a matter of perspective…

No eggs, no cookies, which led me to this easy five-minute chocolate sauce.

Five-Minute Chocolate Sauce Recipe

  • 1 cup whipping cream (35% cream)
  • 8 oz dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1/3 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1 tsp. vanilla (optional)
  1. In a heavy bottomed pot, over medium heat, combine the cream and chocolate.
  2. Bring to a gentle simmer and stir until the chocolate has melted.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the molasses and vanilla (if using)
  4. Stir well, cool and refrigerate.

This recipe works well with half chocolate chips and half unsweetened chocolate too.

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5 thoughts on “Five minute chocolate sauce

  1. margaret Brown says:

    this is great stuff,on a banana split.

  2. Gloria Porter says:

    I love your recipes.

  3. Ann Bramble says:

    Have you tried dipping strawberries in this? Will it harden enough?

    1. Hi Ann, This sauce is quite fudgy so doesn’t harden. You could use it more like a fondue, if you wanted to warm the sauce.

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