Basic chocolate sauce

Yield: 16 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 ounces Semisweet baking chocolate
2 tablespoons Butter
½ cup Boiling water
1½ cup Sugar
dash Salt
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Stir in butter, then boiling water, then sugar and salt. Cook stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

The sauce is best when served warm. Either serve immediately or reheat in double boiler for 10 minutes or microwave for 1 minute. To store pour into sterilized glass jars. Allow sauce to cool before refrigerating. It will keep for 6 months in the refrigerator.

Variations:

: Add any of the following flavorings in place of or in addition to the vanilla:

: 1 ts orange extract or ⅓ c orange juice : 1 ts mint extract

: ⅛ c crushed strawberries or raspberries, chopped raisins or nuts

: 1 tb Creme de Menth, Coffee liqueur, Spice orange Cordial or other

: flavored liqueur.

: 1 ts instant coffee

yield: 16 oz

SOURCE: CHEAPER AND BETTER ALTERNATIVES TO STOREBOUGHT GOODS BY: NANCY BIRNES

FOUND BY: FRAN MCGEE ... from a file of Carl Berger Submitted By GAIL SHIPP On 06-27-95

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