• Cocoa powder 4 tbsp
  • Milk 2 cups
  • Sugar ½ cup
  • Custard powder ½ tbsp
  • Vanilla essence ½ tsp
  • Salt 1 pinch
  • Butter 1 tbsp

A simple and basic chocolate sauce that can be used as a topping for any dessert such as ice creams, cakes, pastries, or as an ingredient for their preparation or even for other sweet confectionery such as pies, tarts, puddings etc.


  1. In a bowl mix cocoa powder & custard powder.
  2. Add milk and mix it together till smooth and well dissolved.
  3. Heat a pan, add butter, then the above milk mixture and stir.
  4. Add sugar, vanilla essence and salt.
  5. Cook on a slow flame till it thickens.
  6. Once cooled the sauce will thicken further.
  7. If you find the consistency too thick for your liking, you can add 1 tsp water before use.
Hot Chocolate Sauce

Hot Chocolate Sauce