Published September 1, 2001.
A simple, foolproof technique and the right chocolate make the richest, most flavorful chocolate dessert sauce.
Homemade chocolate sauce is usually waxy or overly sweet, with a muted chocolate flavor and a consistency that's either too thin or too –thick.
We wanted a chocolate sauce with a glossy sheen that would resonate with a pure, complex, potent chocolate flavor.
Add corn syrup to a mixture of cream and butter for a shiny finish to an already smooth sauce, and use bittersweet chocolate rather than cocoa or semisweet chocolate for a complex sauce that falls off the spoon in deep chocolate ribbons.list of recipes