Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Superstar chocolate fudge sauce

When I'm stuck, this is the sauce that saves the day!  You can have a kitchen disaster that results in dessert not happening before the guests arrived and this recipe will make them love you forever.  You will have the ingredients and, provided you can find something to pour it over (icecream, waffles, tinned pears, bananas, weetbix etc), you can whip it up straight after main course and you'll be fine.  And on an ordinary school night, if you pull this recipe out and give it a whirl, your loved ones will be in awe of your niceness and chocolaty love.  Truly, you can't oversell this sauce.

This is The Sauce.

1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 marg or butter
1/4 milk
1 cup sugar
pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Throw all ingredients in a small saucepan, stir and boil for a minute or two.  Pour.  Done.

It will make about 1 cup of sauce and when pouring on ice cream I'd say there's enough for six people, give or take, depending on your generosity.  But don't let the fact that you live alone with a cat put you off making the sauce.  The leftovers will store happily in the fridge for several days and quick fling in the microwave is all that is needed to bring it back to it's liquidy glory.  It's runny when you first pour it on and then it sets a little to become fudgy but not hard.  Ohhhhhhhhhhh, delicious!  I like it with walnuts, banana and icecream.

And I was totally kidding about the weetbix.  Do not pour this on weetbix.


Meredith said...

Fantastic. Going to do that this week some time. Yummy.

Deb said...

Great! Let me know how it goes. By the way, your magnet should be arriving tomorrow.

Meredith said...

Two things to look forward to...the chocolate sauce and the post. Hooray!

Anonymous said...

You may have saved me for a Sunday lunch I have had no time to make fabulous....J

Deb said...

Hope so! Enjoy.

Petrina said...

I've been saving this one up, and made it last night. Dextrose substitution worked wonderfully, it tastes just like a McDonalds sundae. Thanks :)

Deb said...

Great! Glad it worked well with dextrose too!