German Chocolate Sauce

“This warm, silky sauce is perfect over ice cream or pound cake. Be sure to use "sweet" baking chocolate, not semisweet or unsweetened.”
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 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk (NOT sweetened condensed milk)

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly until melted.
  2. Stir in sugar, vanilla, salt, and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 7 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Serve warm over ice cream or pound cake.
  4. 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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