This rich, dark chocolate sauce is a traditional accompaniment for biscuits in the South. It's also great on pancakes and waffles.
- 8 tbsp. unsalted butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder
- 1⁄4 cup flour
- 2 cups milk
- 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract
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.
Bring to a simmer; cook until thick, 2-3 minutes. Whisk in vanilla.