Decadent and Velvety Chocolate Soup


  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 ounces baking chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoons Frangelico or Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • Garnish
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts or almonds, chopped and toasted
  • 1/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together cream, sugar and vanilla. Simmer, stirring several times, for about 40 minutes until reduced by 1/3.
  2. Stir in chopped chocolates until well blended.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in liqueur.
  4. To serve:
  5. Whip the cream until frothy then add the confectioners’ sugar and vanilla. Continue to whip until the cream holds soft peaks. Fold in chopped nuts and chocolate bits.
  6. Place a large scoop of the whipped cream in the center of each serving bowl and pour the warm chocolate soup around the whipped cream.

Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

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