German Chocolate Sauce

Recipe by Bayhill
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
  • 1
    (4 ounce) package sweet baking chocolate (like German's Sweet Chocolate. Do NOT use semisweet or unsweetened chocolate)
  • 1 12
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    (5 ounce) can evaporated milk (NOT sweetened condensed milk)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly until melted.
  • Stir in sugar, vanilla, salt, and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 7 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Serve warm over ice cream or pound cake.
  • Note: This sauce can be reheated in the microwave oven on Medium (50% power). The amount of time will vary with the amount of sauce being reheated.
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