HOME      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN       SEARCH      COOKBOOK PROFILES    I LOVE DESSERTS      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS     SHOPPING     CONTACT


I Love Chocolate

by Stephanie Zonis

 

Chocolate-Mint Sauce

About 2/3 cup

 

This is wonderful over plain vanilla or chocolate chip ice cream; you might try it on a good mint chip ice cream, too. It does not become chewy, but it will harden slightly. I use only After Eight brand chocolate-covered mints, distributed by Perugina Brands of America in Saddle Brook, NJ. They are a tad on the expensive side, but they're wonderful in this sauce, and you'll never have to worry about the leftovers, which will be gone before you can blink. Incidentally, if you do put this sauce over ice cream, cutting up additional mints and scattering them around the sundae doesn't work well. I had thought it would, but the cut-up mints harden and lose their lovely silky texture.

Two ingredients. Five minutes. Keeps for at least a week in the fridge. Don't say I never gave you anything!

 

4 ozs. (about 15) After Eight
   chocolate-covered mints,
   wrappers removed and broken up
1/3 cup heavy cream

 

Place broken-up mints in small heatproof bowl. In small saucepan over low heat, heat cream until very hot, stirring often. Remove from heat and pour over mints. Let stand about 1 minute, then stir or whisk gently until smooth (if necessary, place over simmering water on low heat (water should not touch bottom of bowl); stir often just until melted and smooth, then remove from heat and hot water). Cool briefly, then store in refrigerator. Serve warm.

Microwave directions:
Place mints in small microwaveable bowl. Heat cream in microwaveable measuring cup on high power just until very hot; pour over mints. Let stand about 1 minute, then stir or whisk gently until smooth. If necessary, place in microwave at 50% (medium) power for short intervals, stirring well after each, just until smooth. Store and serve as above.

To reheat:
Reheat only the amount you'll use. Place in small heatproof bowl; reheat over simmering water on low heat (water should not touch bottom of bowl). Stir often just until warm. To reheat in microwave, heat in microwaveable bowl at 50% (medium) power for very short intervals, stirring well between each, just until warm.

 

I Love Chocolate

Recipes
 

You can also try using our Search page to locate topics of interest, or recipes.

Copyright © 1998 Francesca Chocolate Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Stephanie Zonis provides the above information to anyone, but retains copyright on all text. This means that you may not: distribute the text to others without the express written permission of Stephanie Zonis; "mirror" or include this information on your own server or documents without my permission; modify or re-use the text on this system. You may: print copies of the information for your own personal use; store the files on your computer for your own personal use only; and reference hypertext documents on this server from your own documents.

 
Kitchen Gypsy

This page originally created in 1998 and modified October 2007


The Global Gourmet
The Global Gourmet®
Main Page

 

Chinese New Year
Celebrate Chinese &
Lunar New Year

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches


Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids
new green basics New Green Basics

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

Recent Cookbooks

Cooking Italian
175 Home Recipes
4-Hour Chef
Bakery Cookbook
Barefoot Contessa
Bouchon Bakery
Burma: Rivers of Flavor
Cake Mix Doctor
Comfort Food
Craft of Coffee
Crazy Sexy Kitchen
Daily Cookie
Fifty Shades Chicken
French Slow Cooker
Frontera - Rick Bayless
Gluten-Free Quick & Easy
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Kitchen Science
Lidia's Favorite Recipes
Make-Ahead and Freeze
Modern Milkshakes
Modernist Cuisine
Mystic Cookbook
Paleo Slow Cooking
Picky Palate
Pop Bakery
Practical Paleo
Quick Family Cookbook
Saltie
Sensational Cookies
Smitten Kitchen
Southern Living Recipes
Sweet Life in Paris
Trader Joe's Vegetarian
True Food
Whole Larder

More Cookbooks

 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.

Copyright © 1994-2013,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 


cat toys Catnip Toys
 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.