Chocolate Sauce



Serving size

2 Tablespoons
30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by and the refrigerated sauce keeps well for about a week.

Chocolate Sauce


1/2 cup Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened
1/4 cup Sugar
1/4 cup (8 fluid ounces) Coffee
1/2 cup 1% milk
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 Tbsp. Enriched all purpose white flour


Place the cocoa, granulated sugar, coffee, milk, vanilla extract and salt in a non-reactive sauce pan. Heat over medium heat whisking constantly until the sauce becomes smooth.

Add the flour and whisk for another minute and cool. Whisk about every two minutes for twenty minutes while cooling.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is NOT safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Hmmm… Let’s see. Chocolate sauce? About 50 calories. What can you put this on? Haagen Dazs sorbets or frozen yogurts? You’ll still come in well under 200 calories.

"Chocolate is a serious thing!"

Counselor Troi, Star Trek - The Next Generation