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Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

Sodium
This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is NOT safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.

 

"Chocolate is a serious thing!"
-Counselor Troi, Star Trek Ė The Next Generation

The refrigerator light goes on...

Hmmm... Letís see. Chocolate sauce? 45 calories. What can you put this on? Haagen Dazs sorbets or frozen yogurts? Youíll still come in well under 200 calories.

Coffee in Chocolate Recipes

Strong coffee works great in dessert recipes that call for chocolate, helping to enhance the flavor of the chocolate. Use double the amount of coffee grounds to make the coffee. In a pinch using instant coffee granules will work. Use an equal amounts of the best quality instant coffee granules and hot water.


 

Chocolate Sauce



Servings = 8 | Serving size =2 Tablespoons

Cooking Time = 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2.

Refrigerated sauce keeps well for about a week.

1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup strong coffee
1/2 cup non-fat milk
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp all purpose flour

Place the cocoa, granulated sugar, coffee, milk, vanilla extract and salt in a non-reactive sauce pan. Heat over medium heat whisking constantly until the sauce becomes smooth.

Add the flour and whisk for another minute and cool. Whisk about every two minutes for twenty minutes while cooling.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = 2 Tablespoons

Servings = 8

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 48 Calories from Fat 7
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 1g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 2%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
    Sugars 6g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
Vitamin K 0 mcg Potassium 115 mg
Magnesium 30 mg