This chocolate sauce recipe makes a sauce that is delicious served hot over ice-cream. It is not too thick but, should you decide to use it cold, it will have a thicker consistency. Whichever way, it gives a lovely finishing touch to any ice-cream or steamed pudding.

Chocolate sauce recipe

Chocolate Sauce

Yummy chocolate sauce for your favorite dessert
5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine South African
Servings 175 ml
Calories 5 kcal


  • 5 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 60 grams cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 37,5 ml golden syrup or treacle
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 50 ml milk


  • Blend all the ingredients thoroughly in a saucepan and heat gently until the cocoa blends in.
  • Continue heating until hot enough to serve.
  • Serve with ice-cream or steamed puddings.


Calories: 5kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 3mgPotassium: 9mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 10IUCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
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