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Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Chocolate sauce made with unsweetened cocoa powder mixed with cornstarch, nonfat milk, vanilla, maple flavored extract and sugar substitute makes a healthy and tasty chocolate sauce.

Chocolate Sauce

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder *
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1-1/2 cups nonfat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 teaspoons maple flavored extract
1-1/2 cups spoonable sugar substitute (such as Stevia)

Recipe Directions

Stir together cocoa, cornstarch and nonfat milk to blend in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, maple extract and sugar substitute.

Chill before serving.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 12 servings
Serving size: 2-tablespoons
Calories: 18; Fat: 0.1g; Protein: 1.3g; Carbohydrates: 3.1g
Exchange:  Free

Variation: Diabetic Chocolate Sauce II

Cocoa Powders

2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup cocoa
2 cups cold water
Artificial sweetener equivalent to 8-teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla

Combine cornstarch and cocoa. Whisk into cold water in a saucepan until there are no dry bits. Cook, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir 1 minute until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, stir in sweetener amd vanilla, cover and allow to cool. Store in clean jar in refrigerator up to six weeks. Recipe makes about 2-1/4-cups sauce, 12 servings.

Mocha Sauce: Substitute 2 cups strong coffee for water in the above recipe.

Nutrition information per 3-tablespoon serving:
Calories:  12
Carbohydrate:  2g
Protein:  1g

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