You are here: Home » Recipes » Chocolate Sauce Chocolate Sauce Kitchen Tested Yield 16 servings A rich chocolate sauce that's perfect for gifting. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter4 ounces unsweetened chocolate3 cups sugar1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 (15-ounce) can evaporated milk Instructions Melt butter and chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool slightly and spoon into a (1-pint) glass jar. Refrigerate. To use, set glass jar in a pot of barely simmering water over low heat until chocolate has thinned to sauce consistency. Stir well. The sauce can be reheated as often as needed. Makes 2 cups.