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Chocolate sauce

Chocolate sauce
This rich smooth chocolate sauce, with its full flavour, is one of the indispensable ingredients of profiteroles, but it can be used with many others desserts.
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For 500 g, you will need:



Nutritional information:

Whole recipe
Calories
1801
90%
Proteins
15g
6%
Carbohydrates
175g
16%
Fats
116g
18%
 Per 100 g 
Calories
346
17%
Proteins
3g
1%
Carbohydrates
34g
3%
Fats
22g
3%
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% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).


Times:

Preparation : 22 min.
Cooking : 10 min.
Start to finish : 32 min.
Preservation : Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.


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Step by step recipe:


1
Break 200 g chocolate into small pieces, and melt in a bain-marie
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #1
2
In a pan pour 200 ml milk and 40 ml liquid cream.

Bring to the boil on low heat.

Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #2
3
Add 40 g butter and 40 g caster sugar, mix well and bring back to the boil again.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #3
4
Pour in melted chocolate.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #4
5
Then over low heat, mix with a whisk or a maryse to get a smooth sauce.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #5
6
Bring to the boil one last time, it's ready.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #6

Remarks:

You can easily make this sauce in advance, and then reheat it: low heat, bain-marie or microwave oven. It's really delicious hot or warm.

This recipe is warmly dedicated to Eric, a great chocolate lover, to whom I promised it a (too) long time ago.

Recipes which use it: 3

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Source:

After G. Lenôtre.

Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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