Chocolate Sauce

This is basically a ganache flavored with some brandy. Perfect served with Roasted Pear Pound Cake; fruits like strawberries, raspberries, pears, and oranges; over ice cream and wherever your imagination takes you.
Prep Time25 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: <= 30 Min to Table, Desserts - Frostings, Toppings, Sauces
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Catherine Christiano


  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate or 1 cup if using chocolate chips, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons brandy


  • Melt chocolate in top of double boiler over barely simmering water. Whisk in cream and brandy. If making in advance, rewarm before serving as a sauce.


Stores well in the refrigerator. Rewarm to use.
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