Cocoa Sauce

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    2½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Passion for Ice Cream

A Passion for Ice Cream

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2006

  • About

This Sauce is low in fat, since there isn’t any cream or chocolate. But be aware that if you use Vahlrona cocoa powder, which is the favorite of most pastry chefs, the fat content will be higher than with other varieties. Most chocolate sauces should be served warm, but this one is also terrific served cold.


  • cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup


Stir the sugar and 1 cup of the water together in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for about 15 seconds until the sugar is dissolved.

In a small bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and remaining 1