Easy Chocolate-Coffee Sauce

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 10min
Makes: About 2/3 cup (150 mL)
1/2 cup
Compliments Cocoa, sifted
125 mL
1/2 cup
icing sugar, sifted
125 mL
1/2 cup
35% whipping cream
125 mL
1 tsp
ground coffee such as Sensations by Compliments Metropolitan Roast
5 mL
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5 mL
pinch of salt
Per serving (2 tbsp/30 mL):
calories
100
fat
6 g
saturated fat
3.5 g
carbs
12 g
sugar
8 g
protein
1 g
cholestrol
20 mg
fibre
2 g
sodium
45 mg

Directions

  1. Whisk together cocoa powder and icing sugar in heatproof bowl; set aside.

  2. Heat cream in small saucepan over medium heat, 2 to 3 min., until steaming. Or heat in microwave on HIGH 45 sec., or until hot.

  3. Pour over cocoa mixture. Whisk until smooth. Stir in ground coffee, vanilla and salt. (Note: If sauce is too thick, stir in more cream. If too thin, stir in additional sifted icing sugar.) Use sauce warm or at room temperature. Cover and keep refrigerated up to 1 week. Serve as a dip for fruit or drizzled over ice cream and desserts such as Sensations by Compliments Profiteroles.