Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Photo: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
This simple dessert makes an indulgent finale to any meal. Chill leftover sauce, and reheat in the microwave.

Yield:

8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 256
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 116 mg
Calcium 150 mg

Ingredients

6 ounces finely chopped bittersweet chocolate
6 tablespoons water
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
Dash of salt
6 cups vanilla fat-free ice cream

Preparation

1. Place chocolate in a large bowl; set aside.

2. Combine water, sugar, and salt in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour hot sugar mixture over chocolate; stir gently until smooth. Spoon 3/4 cup ice cream into each of 8 bowls; top each serving with 2 tablespoons sauce.

Note:

September 2009