Chocolate Gravy

Since we’re on the “gravy train”….

I guess I must be living under a rock, because I have never heard of this!  Here is a recipe that will satisfy any self confessed chocoholic!  Chocolate gravy is a variety of gravy made with fat, flour, cocoa powder and sometimes a small amount of sugar. This variety is more common in cuisine of the Southern United States and is most often served as a Sunday morning dish with fresh biscuits in the Ozark and Appalachian Mountain regions.

Chocolate Gravy

Makes 2 cups

1/3 cup flour
¾ cup sugar
2 heaping Tbs cocoa powder
1 cup milk
½ tsp vanilla
1 Tbs butter

Stir the dry ingredients in a saucepan and get rid of any lumps with the back of your spoon.

Add the milk and stir.

Cook over medium heat and stir constantly until the chocolate gravy begins to boil.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and butter.

Serve with buttermilk biscuits, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, and bacon.

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