Dark Chocolate Sauce

Southern Living
Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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8 ounces premium dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
Angel food cake squares (optional)
Fresh whole strawberries (optional)
Fresh banana slices (optional)


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes

Place chocolate in a medium bowl.

Cook half-and-half and fat-free half-and-half in a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat until mixture steams and bubbles form around edges. Remove from heat. Pour hot half-and-half mixture over chocolate, stirring constantly until melted and smooth. Serve immediately with cake squares, strawberries, and banana slices, if desired.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate.

Per 2-tablespoon serving of sauce with 1/12 of angel food cake, 4 strawberries, and 1/2 banana: Calories 307 (31% from fat); Fat 10.4g (sat 5.9g, mono 0.3g, poly 0.1g); Protein 4.3g; Carb 55g; Fiber 5.8g; Chol 7mg; Iron 1.9mg; Sodium 224mg; Calc 65mg.

Created date

February 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 157
Caloriesfromfat 59 %
Fat 10.2 g
Satfat 5.9 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Calcium 15 mg