Dark Chocolate Sauce

Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 157
  • Calories from fat: 59%
  • Fat: 10.2g
  • Saturated fat: 5.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 11mg
  • Calcium: 15mg


  • 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)


  1. Place chocolate in a medium bowl.
  2. 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.
  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate.
  4. 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.
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