Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce

  • Yield: 2 cups


8ounces unsweetened chocolate
2cups sugar
13ounces evaporated milk
2tablespoons coffee, strong
dash salt
1teaspoon vanilla


  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler.  Add sugar, mix well, cover and cook over boiling water for 1/2 hour.  Add milk, coffee, salt and vanilla.  Beat until smooth and thick.  Cool and refrigerate.

Note:  This will keep several weeks.  Reheat over boiling water to serve.


Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Hampton Roads Virginia Hospitality (Junior League of Hampton Roads, Inc., Newport News, Virginia, 1975).