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Recipe: Chocolate glaze

July 28, 2012

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Total time: 15 minutes

Servings: Makes about 2½ cups glaze

1 pound bittersweet or semisweet chocolate (chips or finely diced)

1/4 cup (½ stick) butter

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup water

3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons corn syrup

Pinch salt

1. Place the chocolate in a large bowl.

2. In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, cream, water, vanilla, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a good simmer over high heat. Remove from heat.

3. Pour the cream mixture over the chocolate and gently stir to combine, melting the chocolate and forming a glaze.

4. The glaze will thicken as it cools. The glaze will keep for up to 1 week, covered and refrigerated. Rewarm slightly to thin.

Each tablespoon: 81 calories; 1 gram protein; 7 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 7 grams fat; 4 grams saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 4 grams sugar; 5 mg sodium.