Easy Chocolate Coffee Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2/3 cup


  1. 1/2 cup (125 mL) Compliments Cocoa, sifted
  2. 1/2 cup (125 mL) icing sugar, sifted
  3. 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35% whipping cream
  4. 1 tsp (5 mL) ground coffee such as Sensations by Compliments Metropolitan Roast
  5. 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  6. pinch of salt


  1. Whisk together cocoa powder and icing sugar in heatproof bowl; set aside.
  2. Heat cream in small saucepan over medium heat, 2 to 3 min., until steaming. Or heat in microwave on HIGH 45 sec., or until hot.
  3. Pour over cocoa mixture. Whisk until smooth. Stir in ground coffee, vanilla and salt. (Note: If sauce is too thick, stir in more cream. If too thin, stir in additional sifted icing sugar.) Use sauce warm or at room temperature. Cover and keep refrigerated up to 1 week. Serve as a dip for fruit or drizzled over ice cream and desserts such as Sensations by Compliments Profiteroles.