Homemade Chocolate Sauce

Indulge in the richness of this Homemade Chocolate Sauce that is perfect for drizzling over ice cream, cakes, or any dessert of your choice. This velvety smooth sauce is easy to make and will elevate your sweet treats to a whole new level.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Homemade Chocolate Sauce is quick to whip up, requires simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, and tastes far superior to store-bought versions. The satisfaction of creating your own decadent chocolate sauce from scratch is unparalleled.


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup milk (250ml)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. Sieve cocoa powder and flour, then whisk well.
  2. In a saucepan, add sugar, then incorporate the cocoa powder mixture. Mix everything thoroughly.
  3. Add milk and stir until the dry and wet ingredients are well combined.
  4. Place the saucepan on low heat on the stove and keep stirring until the sauce thickens, approximately 10-15 minutes.
  5. Add butter 3 minutes before turning off the stove. Mix it in thoroughly.
  6. Transfer the sauce into a container or glass bowl. Let it cool off and keep it refrigerated.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: Makes about 1 1/2 cups
  • Kcal: Approximately 120 calories per serving


Store the Homemade Chocolate Sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Before using, let it come to room temperature or gently warm it up for a pourable consistency.

Recipe Tips:

For a richer flavor, you can use dark cocoa powder instead of regular cocoa powder. Additionally, feel free to adjust the sugar quantity according to your taste preferences. This sauce can also be reheated gently in the microwave or on the stove if it becomes too thick after refrigeration. Enjoy the lusciousness of this Homemade Chocolate Sauce on your favorite desserts and get ready to be impressed by the homemade touch it adds to your creations.

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