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.
222,1354.6/5 for 16 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 500 g, you will need:

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

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.10 min.32 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #1
Break 200 g chocolate into small pieces, and melt in a bain-marie

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #2
In a pan pour 200 ml milk and 40 ml liquid cream.

Bring to the boil on low heat.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #3
Add 40 g butter and 40 g caster sugar, mix well and bring back to the boil again.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Pour in melted chocolate.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Then over low heat, mix with a whisk or a maryse to get a smooth sauce.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Bring to the boil one last time, it's ready.

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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,801 Kcal or 7,540 Kj15 gr175 gr116 gr
90 %6 %16 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
346 Kcal or 1,449 Kj3 gr34 gr22 gr
17 %1 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

After G. Lenôtre.

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