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southern chocolate gravy on a biscuit

Southern Chocolate Gravy

Got a sweet tooth? You’re going to love this Southern chocolate gravy. This indulgent gravy is traditionally served with biscuits, but you can pour it over anything you’d like!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 6
Calories 179 kcal


  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar softened
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Stir the cocoa powder, sugar, flour, and salt together until fully incorporated.
  • Pour the milk into the dry ingredients and whisk until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into a saucepan and cook over medium heat. Stir frequently for 7-10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened to a gravy consistency.
  • Remove from the heat and immediately stir in the butter and vanilla extract.


Calories: 179kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 136mgPotassium: 189mgFiber: 2gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 139IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 102mgIron: 1mg
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