Essential Chocolate Sauce
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Essential Chocolate Sauce

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10 mins total time

5 mins active time


Makes 2½ cups, 20 fl oz



  • semisweet or bittersweet chocolate icon
    12¾ oz semisweet or bittersweet chocolate

    broken into pieces

  • powdered sugar icon
    ⅓ cup (1½ oz) powdered sugar
  • heavy cream icon
    1 cup (8 fl oz) heavy cream
  • water icon
    ½ cup (4 fl oz) water
  • hazelnut liqueur icon
    2 tbsp hazelnut liqueur



  • 1Put the chocolate and powdered sugar in the blender and secure the lid.
  • 2CHOP for 20-30 seconds until chocolate is finely chopped, stopping to use the tamper occasionally to press ingredients into the blades if required.
  • 3Pour the cream, water and liqueur (if using) into a small saucepan. Add the chocolate mixture. Stir with a metal spoon over low heat until the sauce is melted and smooth.
  • 4Serve over your favorite dessert.
  • 5Transfer any unused sauce to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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