How to make chocolate sauce with cocoa powder in minutes

Craving a rich, velvety chocolate sauce but short on time? Here’s a quick guide to make chocolate sauce with cocoa powder in minutes. This delightful treat is perfect for drizzling over ice cream, cakes, or even pancakes. Follow these simple steps:

  • Combine Ingredients: In a saucepan, mix 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder and 3/4 cup of sugar.
  • Add Liquids: Gradually stir in 1 cup of water and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  • Heat Mixture: Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to boil.
  • Simmer and Thicken: Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens.
  • Add Flavor: Remove from heat and mix in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Your quick and easy chocolate sauce is ready to enjoy! Store leftovers in the fridge and reheat gently before use.