Sweet and smooth chocolate gravy is just as good as it sounds. Pour it over warm biscuits for a tasty breakfast treat, or use it on anything else your heart desires!
This chocolate gravy is a little different than our chocolate fudge sauce, although it will taste amazing on all the same things! Whether you pour it over desserts or breakfast foods, you’re sure to love this sweet gravy.
Chocolate gravy is a Southern comfort classic. You can find it everywhere in the Southern United States!
It’s sweet, it’s chocolatey, and it’s best when poured all over warm fluffy biscuits. But you can pour it on top of almost anything your chocolate heart desires—especially things like pancakes and waffles!
This Southern recipe for chocolate gravy is basically cocoa powder, butter, sugar, milk, and a few other ingredients all mixed together and heated up over the stove.
It’s basically a super thin chocolate frosting that tastes incredible. It’s so famous in the South that even Elvis liked to eat and serve it at his home, and if the King liked it, I’m almost positive you will too. 😉
Making the chocolate Gravy
MIX. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the cocoa, flour, sugar and salt together. Add the milk to the bowl and mix until well combined.
COOK. Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until the texture is similar to gravy. This will take about 7-10 minutes. Remove the gravy from the heat and add in the butter and vanilla. Mix to combine.
SERVE. Spoon the chocolate gravy over warm biscuits. Or these other tasty ideas:
- Fluffy Pancakes
- Buttermilk Waffles
- Easy French Toast
- German Pancakes
- Swedish Pancakes
- Cream Cheese Pound Cake
- Homemade Cream Puffs
You can also make chocolate gravy ahead of time! Talk about a time saver. Just keep it in an airtight container chilled in the fridge. Heat it up over the stove before ready to pour and serve!
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Chocolate Gravy Recipe
- In a medium mixing bowl mix the cocoa, flour, sugar and salt together.
- Add the milk and mix until well combined.
- Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the texture is similar to gravy. About 7-10 minutes
- Remove from the heat and add the butter and vanilla. Stir.
- Spoon the chocolate gravy over warm biscuits.