Seeing Double Chocolate Sauce

Category: 
Desserts

Courtesy of Terry Thompson-Anderson, CCP, The Texas Food and Wine Gourmet

Suggested Use: Use an alternative filling or dipping sauce for our Hannukah Sufganiyot (pictured).

Easy

Seeing Double Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients

For 1 Batch(es)

Cream

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cups whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cups sherry

Seeing Double Chocolate Sauce Directions

  1. Combine chocolate and cream in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium heat.  Cook, stirring often, until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth and creamy. Remove from heat and set aside. 
  2. In bowl of electric mixer, combine the softened butter and powdered sugar.  Beat low speed until sugar is blended, then increase speed to medium-high.  Beat until mixture is very fluffy, about 5 minutes, stopping to scrape down side of bowl once or twice. 
  3. Transfer sugar mixture to top of double boiler over simmering water.  Cook, whisking often, until mixture is silky smooth, about 10 minutes.  Whisk the melted chocolate into the sugar mixture.  Continue to whisk until sauce is smooth and glossy.  Add the sherry and whisk to blend.  Refrigerate until ready to use.  Reheat in top of double boiler over simmering water, or serve at room temperature.

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