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

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.10 min.32 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe


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.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #4
Pour in melted chocolate.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #5
Then over low heat, mix with a whisk or a maryse to get a smooth sauce.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Chocolate sauce : Photo of step #6
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

% 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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This recipe uses (among others)
ChocolateChocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Millefeuille, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Nanou's chocolate cake, How to make chocolate chips, Chocolate madeleines, ... All
MilkMilk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ciabatta, Two-cheese quiche, Potato gratin, Crème brulée, Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream), ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoked eggs, Beurre blanc sauce, Langoustine gratin, Penne with Mushrooms, Creamy spinach and potato gratin, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Almond macaroon cake, Lemon creams, Gravlax, Almond tuiles, Cannelés, ... All

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