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Rich Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Yield: around 1/2 cup

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1.5 oz.(3 Tbs.) water
  • 3 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbs. heavy cream
  • 1 Tbs. chopped bittersweet chocolate

Stir the sugar and water together in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for about 15 seconds until the sugar is dissolved.

In a small bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and the cream. Whisk the cocoa mixture into the sugar mixture. Return to a boil and reduce the heat to a slow simmer. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens slightly, about 5-8 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate, and whisk until melted. let cool to room temperature. Use warm; reheat from the refrigerator by putting the container in a pan of hot water. 

Recipe courtesy of Francisco Machado