Chocolate sauce with raspberries in white bowl with spoon, with partial view of white plate with pancakes on dark surface.
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Easy Chocolate Raspberry Sauce

This easy chocolate sauce with raspberries is the perfect accompaniment for pancakes, ice cream, yogurt or desserts.  It is gluten free and suitable for dairy free/vegan diets. 
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine International
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 87kcal
Author Monika Dabrowski

Ingredients

  • 100 g raspberries, fresh or frozen 1 cup
  • 2 tbsp cacao/cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 140 ml milk of choice
  • 1.5 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp butter or coconut oil

Instructions

  • Place the raspberries in a pan and cook over high/medium heat for 2-3 minutes, mashing up with the back of a large spoon and stirring all the time. Transfer the mixture into a fine-mesh strainer, place over a bowl and press and stir for a few minutes to remove the seeds. Discard the seeds.
  • Place the raspberry sauce back in the pan, add the sugar, cacao/cocoa and corn flour, bring to boil and simmer for 2 minutes stirring with a whisk all the time. Gradually add the milk, whisking all the time, bring to boil again, then simmer for 2-3 more minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the butter and serve (or wait for the sauce to cool down first). If the sauce gets too thick after a while just add a bit of milk.

Notes

  • Raspberries: Use either fresh or frozen.
  • Texture: Use a whisk to stir the sauce as it's cooking to prevent lumps forming. Use either cocoa or cacao though bear in mind cacao is a tiny bit grainier (check out this collection of 27 everyday healthy cacao recipes).
  • Serving: Enjoy hot or cold. The sauce is likely to thicken after a while so just add a bit of milk to get the consistency you want.
  • Storing: You can refrigerate leftover sauce, covered, for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 88IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg