Dessert Chocolate Wine Sauce


This is a good dessert sauce to pour on top of berries, over cheesecake, baked meringue, or pound cake.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • 2 ¼ cups red wine

  • 6 ounces dark chocolate (such as Ghiradelli®)

  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar


  1. Heat wine in a saucepan over high heat until reduced to about 1 1/2 cups, about 5 minutes. Mix chocolate and coconut sugar into wine; cook, stirring frequently, until sauce is smooth and glossy, about 5 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Merlot, chocolate-flavored wine, or a mix of the two can be used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
6g Fat
21g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 152mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.