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Emeril's Rich Chocolate Sauce


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  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp butter


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a small heavy saucepan, bring the half and half to a bare simmer over medium low heat. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Place the chocolate in a medium heatproof bowl. Whisk the half and half slowly into the chocolate. Add the vanilla and butter to the sauce and whisk until the butter is completely incorporated. The sauce can be kept refrigerated in an airtight container for several days, but it must be returned to room temperature before serving.

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  •  1.3 cups beetroot
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4/5 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. 
  2. Put the beetroot, eggs, oil and lemon juice in a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the flour and sugar.
  4. Add the blended beetroot mixture, and mix until smooth. 
  5. Add the baking powder and mix until fully incorporated. 
  6. Pour the batter into silicone cake moulds. 
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, or until you a pick comes out clean. 
  8. Top with melted dark chocolate, and enjoy!

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