Easy Chocolate-Coffee Sauce

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Makes: About 2/3 cup (150 mL)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Compliments Cocoa, sifted 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup 35% whipping cream 125 mL
  • 1 tsp ground coffee such as Sensations by Compliments Metropolitan Roast 5 mL
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 mL
  • pinch of salt

Directions

  • Step 1

    Whisk together cocoa powder and icing sugar in heatproof bowl; set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat cream in small saucepan over medium heat, 2 to 3 min., until steaming. Or heat in microwave on HIGH 45 sec., or until hot.

  • Step 3

    Pour over cocoa mixture. Whisk until smooth. Stir in ground coffee, vanilla and salt. (Note: If sauce is too thick, stir in more cream. If too thin, stir in additional sifted icing sugar.) Use sauce warm or at room temperature. Cover and keep refrigerated up to 1 week. Serve as a dip for fruit or drizzled over ice cream and desserts such as Sensations by Compliments Profiteroles.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (2 tbsp/30 mL):
  • Calories 100
  • Fat 6 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Carbs 12 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 45 mg