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How to make an easy chocolate sauce for desserts

Chocolate sauce is used to create elegant swirls in this chocolate smoothie cocktail.
Chocolate sauce. Photo credit: Dana Cowans

Chocolate sauce is used to create elegant swirls in this chocolate smoothie cocktail.

Here's an easy dessert sauce recipe that includes only 2 ingredients. This simple chocolate sauce will take any dessert over the top. Splurge!   

 

Recipe highlights:

No cream - No milk - No white sugar 

 

 

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Servings
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Dark or Amber Agave Nectar - 1/4 cup

Cacao Powder - 1/4 cup

 

Directions

Instructions: 

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Stir until smooth and thoroughly combined. 

 

Options:

To make a thicker sauce, add 2 teaspoons (or more) of Cacao Coconut Butter. Add extra agave to sweeten if desired. One to try: Artisana Cacao Bliss. 

To make a thinner sauce, add 2-3 teaspoons Olive Oil or Coconut Oil.

To make a lighter tasting sauce, add 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract.

To make a slightly spicy sauce, add a dash or two of Cinnamon powder.

Easy Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.

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