Chocolate Gravy

  • Serves

    makes About 3 Cups

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
  • 12 cup cocoa powder
  • 14 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 12 tsp. vanilla extract


Step 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.

Step 2

Bring to a simmer; cook until thick, 2-3 minutes. Whisk in vanilla.

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