This chocolate sambuca sauce is so good that you will want it on your ice cream or any other dessert that calls for chocolate sauce.
I found this Chocolate Sambuca Sauce recipe while looking for a chocolate sauce to go with my Cannoli recipe. Which reminds me I need to post my Cannoli recipe on this blog. If you can’t wait that long, you can find the recipe in my book available here on Amazon.
This chocolate sauce is so good that you will want to put it on your ice cream or any other dessert that calls for chocolate sauce.
Just remember that this chocolate sauce contains alcohol so be mindful of your audience. While most of it will burn off during the cooking process, you should still assume there might be a little alcohol leftover.
Not familiar with the Italian Liqueur Sambuca? Check out this interesting article on this flavorful liqueur. Unfortunately Sambuca can be a little difficult to find depending on where you live and it’s also on the pricey side.
I would suggest buying the smallest bottle you can find unless you plan on using it in other recipes.
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How to Make Chocolate Sambuca Sauce
In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
Remove pan from heat and add cocoa powder, whisking until smooth. Add salt, cream, and butter and return to low heat, whisking until butter is melted.
Simmer sauce for about 2 minutes until the sauce thickens.
Stir in vanilla and Sambuca.
Chocolate Sambuca Sauce
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 2/3 Cup White Sugar
- 3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
- 1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter
- 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 Cup Sambuca
how to make this recipe
- In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
- Remove pan from heat and add cocoa powder, whisking until smooth. Add salt, cream and butter and return to low heat, whisking until butter is melted.
- Simmer sauce for about 2 minutes until the sauce thickens.
- Stir in vanilla and Sambuca.
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