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Southern Style Chocolate Gravy Recipe


Chocolate gravy is a true southern classic staple, an old-fashioned recipe that goes perfectly with hot biscuits, pancakes, and more.

This photo features a gravy boat of chocolate gravy and it also poured over a white plate of pancakes.



I was introduced to this deliciousness by my husband who used to have it made from him by his grandmother when he was a kid.


It is a super simple recipe, with only six ingredients, that has been around for many years.

If you are a chocolate lover then definitely this is one for you. It is great on pancakes but just as good on ice cream, biscuits or whatever else you like to drizzle chocolate on

What is chocolate gravy made of?

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3 1/2 Tbsps. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Tbsps Flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla

How do you make chocolate gravy from scratch?

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together your dry ingredients (sugar, cocoa, and flour) getting rid of any lumps.


Add in your milk and whisk to combine the ingredients.


In a medium-sized saucepan melt your tbsp. of butter on medium heat.


Once melted add in your mixed ingredients and continue stirring until thickened.


It will take approximately 5 minutes to thicken. Remove from heat and add in your teaspoon of Vanilla.



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Southern Style Chocolate Gravy

Southern Style Chocolate Gravy

Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Chocolate gravy is a true southern classic staple, an old-fashioned recipe that goes perfectly with hot biscuits, pancakes, and more.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3 1/2 Tbsps. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Tbsps Flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together your dry ingredients (sugar, cocoa, and flour) getting rid of any lumps.
  2. Add in your milk and whisk to combine the ingredients.
  3. In a medium-sized saucepan melt your tbsp. of butter on medium heat.
  4. Once melted add in your mixed ingredients and continue stirring until thickened. It will take approximately 5 minutes to thicken. 
  5. Remove from heat and add in your teaspoon of Vanilla.

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Jennifer

Tuesday 21st of January 2014

Chocolate on pancakes... does life get better than that? YUMMY!!

Paige Nicole

Tuesday 21st of January 2014

That looks delicious! Now, you are killing my "eat healthy" diet, ma'am. :)

Krysten Gautreaux

Monday 20th of January 2014

Yum I need to try this!

Risa Marie

Monday 20th of January 2014

Yuuummmmmmm! definitely trying this tomorrow!

Pamela Graves

Monday 20th of January 2014

One of my favorite things my grandma used to make. I have made it a few times, but my daughter makes it all the time.

Melissa

Monday 20th of January 2014

My husband's grandmother used to make it for him when they would go visit. :) She has since passed so it's a good memory when we have it nowadays.