We make a lot of quick desserts that look like "melt chocolate and fat
this is chocolate and peanut butter ("chocolate peanut butter sauce",
Lily's current favorite breakfast, on bread) or chocolate and butter
and/or cream ("chocolate sauce", really ganache). Lately I've been
making a variant that I've been calling "mock brownie" because it
tastes something like the gooey inside of not-quite-cooked brownie
that's just out of the oven.
I start with chocolate chips (Barry
Callebaut semi-sweet that we buy in bulk) and melt them with
cream and/or butter:
It takes about 25s in the microwave. Then I stir it smooth:
It's good like this, though a but thin and a little sweeter than I like.
So I add cocoa powder:
And stir it in:
I'm very happy with it. It's best warm, though also different and
interesting after it's cooled.
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