HERSHEY'S Favorite Chocolate Gift Sauce

HERSHEY'S Favorite Chocolate Gift Sauce

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 12  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat45
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates14 g5% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars12 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat45
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates14 g5% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars12 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1-1/2 cups evaporated milk (12-oz. can)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl or 4-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add sugar, salt and evaporated milk; stir until well blended.
  • 2. Microwave at HIGH 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mixture comes to a boil.
  • 3. Beat with whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm sauce over cake, ice cream or other desserts. Cover; refrigerate leftover sauce. About 3 cups sauce.
  • For gift-giving, pour sauce into heat-proof jars. Cover; refrigerate. Decorate with ribbon, bow and recipe for sauce, if desired.
  • To reheat: Microwave at HIGH a few seconds at a time until warm. (Time will depend on amount and temperature of sauce.)
  • VARIATIONS:
  • CHOCOLATE-NUT SAUCE: At the end of cooking, stir in 1 cup coarsely chopped toasted nuts.
  • CHOCOLATE-MINT SAUCE: Stir in 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract with vanilla extract.
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