Date coconut chocolate sauce
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Date-Sweetened Chocolate Sauce

Delicious, thick vegan chocolate sauce sweetened solely with dates!
Course Dessert, Sauce
Cuisine Chocolate, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 215kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk see Notes
  • 2 ounces soft dates
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate chopped fine
  • tiny pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Warm the coconut milk in a saucepan (just to bathwater temperature).
  • Turn the heat off and add the dates into the milk.
  • Let soak for 10 minutes.
  • Blend the milk with the dates in a high speed blender until smooth (there shouldn't be any visible pieces).
  • Add the date milk back to the saucepan and turn the heat on to medium high.
  • Whisk in the chopped chocolate until smooth and well combined. This takes a few minutes, as the chocolate has to melt.
  • Once smooth and thick, you can use it immediately or refrigerate for later. It thickens up even more when refrigerated!

Notes

Recipe adapted from Top with Cinnamon
WW SmartPoints: 11

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.1g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 18.1g | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 2.6g