Chocolate Gravy


This was my great-grandmother's recipe handed down from generation to generation. This was always served on special occasions. It was one thing us kids looked forward to when visiting grandma's house.

Prep Time:
2 mins
Cook Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
2 cups


  • ¾ cup white sugar, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup cocoa powder

  • 2 cups hot milk

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Mix sugar, flour, and cocoa powder together in a saucepan. Stir in 1/2 cup milk slowly. Add egg. Stir in remaining milk. Cook over medium heat until thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
3g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 74mg 2%

* 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.

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