Sunday, 14 February 2016

Easy Chocolate Sauce


Chocolate and strawberries are two ingredients that go hand in hand. For valentine's day I served up a treat of fresh chilled strawberries and a bowl of chocolate sauce for dipping!!!

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Easy Chocolate Sauce
Silky chocolate sauce made using three ingredients, perfect to pour over ice cream, cakes, fruit and pancakes.
Ingredients:
  • 50g Dark Chocolate
  • 50g Milk Chocolate
  • 100 ml Double cream
  • 1 tablespoon Icing Sugar
Method:
1. In a microwave safe bowl add the cream and heat it up for 1-2 minutes.2. Chop the chocolate up into small pieces and add it to the hot cream.3. Leave aside for 5 minutes to allow the hot cream to melt the chocolate.4. After 5 minutes add the icing sugar and stir the chocolate and cream mixture until all the cream and chocolate are incorporated.5. Return the bowl back to the microwave and warm the sauce up for 1 more minute, stirring it at 30 second intervals.6. Remove bowl from microwave and allow chocolate sauce to reach room temperature.7. Pour into a jug and use it on icecreams, pancakes, fruit or cake.Keep refrigerated.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 1 small jug


Delicious eggless pancakes recipe here.

45 comments:

  1. I love how easy that is but I bet it tasted fantastic. Definitely one I will be using.

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  2. This sounds sooooo nice! You've made me feel hungry for sweet chocolatey delights!

    Hayley-Eszti | www.hayleyeszti.com

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  3. I've been looking for a perfect sauce for pancakes and now I have it! Such a simple sauce to make! I've shared on Pinterest :-)

    Laura x x x

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  4. I bet this is amazing with just some strawberries dipped in to it. Yum!

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  5. love the fruit filled pancakes and can imagine how it must have tasted with the easy chocolate sauce. Yummmy.

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  6. oh my mouth is watering now I so need strawberries and chocolate sauce

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  7. Delicious! Everyone needs to have an easy chocolate sauce recipe to hand. So many uses! Have yummed and pinned!

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  8. This sounds delcious, will definitely be trying this next time I want a chocolate sauce

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  9. That sounds seriously decadent! I could really fancy it over a scoop of ice-cream. Yum.

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  10. This chocolate sauce has to come on the day I start my diet. I have bookmarked this for a few weeks time when maybe I can justify it x

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  11. Ooh this sounds super yummy. You can't beat chocolate and strawberries and pancakes too even more yum!

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  12. Sounds tasty! Nice and simple too

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  13. I love this sauce - I make something very similar myself. It's so delicious with ice-cream (or as a fondue!)

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  14. Oh delicious. We have some fruit so I am going to make this. Yum

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  15. This looks heavenly I am always partial to some homemade choc sauce so feel free to send some my way!

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  16. I need to make this and try it with some different dessert recipes. I'd definitely use it as a dessert dip too.

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  17. Nice recipe and the serving bowl is pretty.

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  18. Wish I had seen this for pancake day; mind you, its an excuse to make pancakes again!

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  19. Oh that looks delicious and I LOVE your little dish and spoon, beautiful!

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  20. Ooh yum!! I will just drink it straight from the jug!!

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  21. This chocolate sauce sounds yummy. I love to try it.

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  22. It looks delicious and even better, it's slightly healthy too :)

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  23. Chocolate and strawberries were made for each other... I can't wait to try this x

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  24. Wow - that doesn't take long to make at all! I thought it would be much harder than that.

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  25. Hmmm I love chocolate sauce, I think i will make some this evening x

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  26. Good to know! Thanks so much for sharing :)

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  27. I am SO going to try this - it sounds amazing. I love that there are no hidden nasty ingredients! Kaz x

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  28. That looks delicious. So pretty for valentines day or any treat. GG

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  29. We make something really similar to this and it goes down a storm every single time I make it x

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  30. Love this, such an easy recipe! Thank you for sharing x

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  31. So. I never got around to doing pancakes.....I know what I'm making this weekend!

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  32. Strawberries and chocolate sauce sounds divine to me! :) x

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  33. I cant believe I have never made my own chocolate sauce, Its easier than I realised!

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  34. Yummy and easy to do, I think this could become a recipe I can do! A great way to encourage my family to eat up the fruit that's being ignored in the fruit bowl atm. A dip in the chocolate should do it :)

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  35. This looks so simply and easy! I will be passing this recipe on too, Thankyou

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  36. My mouth is quite literally watering, mealtimes in your house must be just awesome x

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  37. It's chocolate, what's not to love? Thumbs up! Stumbled, tweeted and yummed!

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  38. Ooh - this looks amazing! I do think a nice bit of fruit balances out the naughtiness of chocolate ;-)

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  39. Ooh you just can't beat chocolate and strawberries!

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  40. Nayna this looks absolutely amazing, definately book marking so that i can make it over the weekend x

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  41. Yum, this looks heavenly and not to tricky for us to try ourselves x

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  42. Love strawberries dipped in chocolate, will definitely be trying this out

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  43. Oh wow this sounds the easiest chocolate sauce to make, must give it a try. There's something rather lovely about fruit and chocolate together :)

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  44. Now that sounds like a perfect Valentine's dessert. Lovely idea Nayna.

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