Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce
- SERVINGS: 1 cup
Cocoa powder gives this luscious sauce its bittersweet edge.
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch process
- 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- In a small saucepan, bring the heavy cream to a simmer. Whisk in the cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from the heat, add the chocolate and let stand until melted. Whisk in the vanilla extract and serve the sauce warm.