Chocolate sauce

This is a very simple recipe that makes about 340ml (12 fl oz). You can use this hot or cold (it should keep for around a week in the refrigerator).


  • 225g (8oz) good quality plain chocolate
  • 40g (1oz) unsalted butted
  • 4tsp cocoa powder
  • 120ml (4 fl oz) milk
  • 50ml (2 fl oz) double cream


  • double boiler
  • small saucepan


  1. Melt the chocolate, butter and cocoa powder in the double boiler, stirring occasionally.
  2. Heat the milk and cream over a low heat and the slowly add it to the melted chocolate. Stir until smooth.
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