Hazelnut-Mocha Sauce


Spoon this rich chocolate sauce over ice cream and sprinkle with nuts if desired.

Hazelnut-Mocha Sauce
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
23 mins
6 half-pint jars


  • 1 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 1 13 ounce jar chocolate-hazelnut spread

  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ¾ cup coffee liqueur, such as Kahlua, or strong coffee

  • 2 cup coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts (optional)


  1. In a large heavy saucepan melt chocolate pieces and chocolate-hazelnut spread over low heat, stirring occasionally. Add evaporated milk and sugar, stirring until smooth. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in coffee liqueur.

  2. Spoon mixture into 6 clean half-pint jars, leaving 3/4-inch headspace; cover and refrigerate. Divide hazelnuts, if using, between 6 small plastic bags. Decorate jars and plastic bags. To serve, reheat sauce, spoon sauce over ice cream, fruit slices, or your desired dessert; sprinkle with nuts, if desired. Makes 6 half-pint jars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

128 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 128
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 67mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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