Chocolate Sauce Topping For Cheesecakes

Chocolate Sauce Topping for Cheesecakes? Chocolate is one of the favorite toppings for almost every dessert on earth. In this article, you’ll find all the tasty information to make the best chocolate sauce ever! And guess what? It’s easier than you think.

Who doesn’t like chocolate anyways? In all its forms, colors, and flavors… Yes, flavors. Chocolate is so diverse, we find it in so many dishes from so many different cultures. Can be salty, sugary, creamy… you name it.

In the next paragraphs, we’ll tell you about the different chocolate types -you won’t believe how many there are!- and a recipe we think is the perfect one for your cheesecake. Keep reading!

Chocolate Dipping Sauce = Happiness

Traced 2000 years ago. Cholocate has its origins in Mexico, where the god Quetzalcoatl gave the cocoa tree to Aztec, it was called “xocolatl”. Years later, it was named “Food of The Gods”. The earliest civilizations drank their chocolate during rituals as medicine. Hence, chocolate was born and exported worldwide, thank the universe for this!

Chocolate Types for Toppings

There are too many toppings in the market, but chocolate will always be one of our favorites in the kitchen. In general, there are 3 key ingredients that most of all chocolate sauces have:

  • Chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream or Butter
  • Vanilla extract

And as easy as it reads, we’ll always be sure that the flavor will make us happy, and as Leo said:

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci.

There are some other chocolate sauce recipes that are very easy and delicious too, with different flavors and ingredients. With that said, we now know there are 4 different types and their varieties in the world. So take a look at these categories:

10 Chocolate Categories

 chocolate sauce for cheesecake

1. Milk Chocolate

Produced from Dark Chocolate, contains low levels of cocoa, high levels of sugar, and milk.

2. Dark Chocolate

Unsweetened, dark, and bitter aftertaste. It’s pure and it doesn’t contain milk. The basic ingredients are cacao beans, 5 to 10% of sugar, soy lecithin, and vanilla.

3. Semi-Sweet Chocolate

A little more sugary than the dark one, this contains 30% of sugar. In addition to this, it contains cacao beans -35% of powder-, cocoa butter, and vanilla.

4. Bitter-Sweet Chocolate

Same ingredients as the Semi-Sweet, but this one has 50% of cacao powder.

5. Sweet German Chocolate

This one has more sugar than any other kind of chocolate. Created by Samuel German in the US, to save the preparation step of mixing with sugar -while baking-.

6. White Chocolate

This doesn’t contain any cocoa powder -the color differentiator-. Its main ingredient is cocoa butter, it has 20% of it, mixed with soy lecithin, 14% of milk, vanilla, and 55% of sugar.

7. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Generated by fermenting, drying, roasting, and grinding the cocoa tree seeds.

8. Couverture Chocolate

This is the highest quality of chocolate, it contains 35% of cocoa solids and 31 to 39% of cocoa butter. Thus texture and flavor are supreme. This is the best one for dipping and tempering. Although, not the best for baking.

9. Compound Chocolate

Made from cocoa, palm or coconut oil, and sugar. It’s a low-cost alternative to regular chocolate.

10. Ruby Chocolate | A gift from mother nature

Discovered in 2017. Famous for its pretty pink color, it doesn’t have any food coloring or additives. Its taste has a fruity tartness flavor.

The Perfect Chocolate Sauce Topping for Cheesecakes

Having as the protagonist the chocolate sauce topping for cheesecakes, this right here has won the best-textured award in my kitchen. It’s really simple to make, it will only take you a few minutes to do so, and guess what?… It’s 100% homemade!

 chocolate dipping sauce

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make the Perfect Chocolate Sauce

  • 250g milk full cream
  • 60g sugar
  • 25g butter
  • 20g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Equipment:

  • digital gram scale
  • sieve
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 large bowl
  • 5 small bowls
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 deep casserole or pot
  • heatproof spatula
  • manual whisk

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step One:

Weigh all the ingredients on the scale.

Step Two:

Sift cocoa powder and cornstarch, mix well.

Step Three:

Put the cocoa mixture in a pot, add the milk, and whisk.

Step Four:

Add the sugar, vanilla, and salt. Mix until combined.

Step Five:

Cook on medium heat for 6 minutes. Don’t stop stirring.

Step Six:

Once it gets thick, turn off the heat. Stir with your heatproof spatula and let it rest.

Step Seven:

Strain your chocolate sauce in a bowl, and let it cool at room temperature.

Step Eight:

Get your cheesecake out of the oven, let it cool, and pour your creamy chocolate sauce on top of it. Serve and enjoy!

Final Words

You have created a delicious perfect-textured chocolate sauce that you can use wherever you want. Especially to top your cheesecake! Try Tiramisu Cheesecake The Secret Recipe, you can make a beautiful design mixing it with the chocolate powders topping that appears in this recipe. You won’t regret it.

And don’t forget, Chocolate will always be a good friend.

Learn moreabout How To Keep Your Cheesecake From Cracking

Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce Topping

Cheesecake World
A delicious homemade chocolate sauce made from scratch!
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • Digital gram scale
  • Sieve
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 large bowl
  • 5 small bowls
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 deep casserole or pot
  • Heatproof spatula
  • Manual whisk

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g Milk full cream
  • 60 g Sugar
  • 25 g Butter
  • 20 g Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 pinch Salt

Instructions
 

  • Weigh all the ingredients on the scale.
  • Sift cocoa powder and cornstarch, mix well.
  • Put the cocoa mixture in a pot, add the milk, and whisk.
  • Add the sugar, vanilla, and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Cook on medium heat for 6 minutes. Don't stop stirring.
  • Once it gets thick, turn off the heat. Stir with your heatproof spatula and let it rest.
  • Strain your chocolate sauce in a bowl, and let it cool at room temperature.
  • Get your cheesecake out of the oven, let it cool, and pour your creamy chocolate sauce on top of it. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

You have created a delicious perfect-textured chocolate sauce that you can use wherever you want. Especially to top your cheesecake!
We hope you really enjoy it.
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