Dark Chocolate Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Let your imagination run wild when you make this sauce! Use over ice cream, cake, cheesecake, pudding, etc. Your imagination is your only limit :) This recipe came from The Inn at Little Washington.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces good-quality semisweet chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 14 cup strong coffee
  • 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Place chocolate in a double boiler or stainless steel bowl set over a pot of simmering water.
  2. Add coffee, Grand Marnier, and cream.
  3. Heat, whisking occasionally, until chocolate melts and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Hold the sauce over warm water until you are ready to serve.
  5. Or, refrigerate and gently rewarm it before serving.
  6. Makes 1 1/2 cups.


Most Helpful

This is a lovely, rich dark chocolate sauce. The combination of chocolate, coffee and orange is perfect and is great on anything you desire. Used it over a brownie sunday and to flavor milk - try that, it's delicious for grown-up milk and cookies!

KelBel July 24, 2007

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