This rich, dark chocolate sauce is a traditional accompaniment for biscuits in the South. It's also great on pancakes and waffles.
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8 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1⁄2 cup cocoa powder
1⁄4 cup flour
2 cups milk
1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract
1. Melt the butter in a 2-qt. -saucepan over medium-high heat. Whisk together the sugar, cocoa, and flour in a bowl; add to the melted butter; whisk. Slowly add milk, whisking constantly, until smooth.
2. Bring to a simmer; cook until thick, 2–3 minutes. Whisk in vanilla.
MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS