Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Gravy

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder (more or less)
  • 3
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 23
    cup powdered sugar (granulated also works just fine)
  • 2
    cups whole milk
  • 2 12
    tablespoons butter (or bacon fat)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • cayenne pepper (2-3 generous dashes, depending on your spicy preference)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat skillet or sauce pan over medium-low heat, add butter or bacon fat until melted.
  • Sprinkle in flour slowly and whisk until smooth.
  • Add chocolate and sugar, whisk until fully blended; cook 1-2 minutes, careful to not burn.
  • Slowly add milk, whisk continuously to prevent lumps.
  • Add vanilla, salt, and cayenne.
  • Cook a few minutes until gravy thickens. Whisk in more milk for a thinner gravy.
  • Serve over fresh buttered biscuits, pancakes, crumpets, toast, bacon, eggs (just about anything)!
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