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Chocolate sauce being drizzled onto vanilla ice cream in a white bowl.

Chocolate Sauce

Delightfully delicious and easy to make, this chocolate sauce is a straightforward ganache that is the perfect topping for ice cream, cake, or any homemade dessert in your recipe box. Glossy, luscious, and pleasing to the eye and palate, you’ll never buy store bought chocolate sauce again!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 150kcal


  • 4 tablespoom butter unsalted
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 8 ounce bittersweet chocolate finely chopped


  • In a small sauce pan, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add cream, corn syrup, and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, stir in chocolate, and cover for 5 minutes.
  • Whisk until chocolate is smooth.


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 232IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg