Grandma’s Hot Chocolate Sauce


Recipe Title

Grandma’s Hot Chocolate Sauce
Grandma’s Hot Chocolate Sauce


4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup butter (cut up)
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
Vanilla ice cream


1) Mix cocoa powder and sugar in a mixing bowl. Slowly add milk and stir.
2) Move the ingredients into a saucepan. Add the butter.
3) Bring to boil for one minute and then remove from heat. Let cool.
4) Add vanilla after it cools to a warm (not hot) temperature.
5) Serve over ice cream while still warm.






Columbus, Ohio


I used to spend my summers with my brother and cousins at my Grandma’s farm. What we looked forward to the most at the end of a long week of playing and picking mulberries was this chocolate sauce. We knew it was coming when the milk man would drop off a gallon of vanilla ice cream for my Grandma. I found myself craving this sauce all the time during quarantine. It was nice to feel like a kid again.