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Chocolate-Orange Sauce Sundaes

Prepare the sauce several days ahead, chill it, and reheat just before serving. You can also use this sauce for fondue.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup frozen yogurt and 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
  • Hands-on:15 Minutes
  • Total:15 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 12 cups vanilla fat-free frozen yogurt


Heat milk and half-and-half in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat to 180° or until tiny bubbles form around the edges (do not boil). Remove from heat; add butter and chocolate, stirring until smooth. Stir in rind, juice, and liqueur. Serve sauce with frozen yogurt.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 245
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 7.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 138mg
  • Calcium: 183mg

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