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Peppermint Chocolate Sauce Recipe

This Peppermint Chocolate Sauce Recipe is simple to make and it doubles as a homemade gift for friends, family, or teachers.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peppermint Chocolate Sauce Recipe
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cup
Calories 1347kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 12 oz evaporated milk 1 can
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 8 oz bittersweet dark chocolate chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract


  • In a small saucepan, stir evaporated milk together with corn syrup, brown sugar, granulated sugar and pinch of salt. Set over medium high heat and bring to boil. Reduce to simmer and cook 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in chocolate, butter, vanilla and peppermint. Whisk until smooth. To ensure sauce is smooth, strain or blend. Pour into jars and store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • *Delicious warmed over vanilla ice cream with crushed candy cane pieces.


Calories: 1347kcal | Carbohydrates: 156g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 1375mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 130g | Vitamin A: 801IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 557mg | Iron: 14mg