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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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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 500 g, you will need:

Change for: 250 g 500 g 1 kg 1 kg 500 g

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.10 min.32 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #1Break 200 g chocolate into small pieces, and melt in a bain-marie 10 min.
2 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #2In a pan pour 200 ml milk and 40 ml liquid cream.

Bring to the boil on low heat.
7 min.
3 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #3Add 40 g butter and 40 g caster sugar, mix well and bring back to the boil again. 7 min.
4 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #4Pour in melted chocolate. 2 min.
5 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #5Then over low heat, mix with a whisk or a maryse to get a smooth sauce. 3 min.
6 Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #6Bring to the boil one last time, it's ready. 3 min.

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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
180115 gr175 gr116 gr
90 %6 %16 %18 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3463 gr34 gr22 gr
17 %1 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 500 g : 2.07 €

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