Easy White Chocolate Sauce

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White Chocolate Sauce

White chocolate sauce is a delicious sauce that can be added to beverages, and all kinds of other recipes. Our easy recipe for the delicious sauce is made using for basic ingredients and is easily prepared. Seriously, it is so simple you should try it out. 

White Chocolate Sauce dripping from spoon on the side

What is white chocolate sauce?

White chocolate sauce is a type of condiment used in drinks or recipes to add flavor and sometimes even as icing. Although, the primary use for the sauce is in coffee or other beverages. 

There are several different ways you can make this recipe. Some instructions only include heavy cream and melted white chocolate, while others add butter to the mixture.

We are excited to share with you what we believe is the best recipe, because of its overall delicious flavor, and its simplicity of preparation. 

We hope you will give our recipe a try and enjoy it! Let’s check out what ingredients you will need in order to make this sauce. 

White Chocolate Sauce jar of sauce

Easy White Chocolate Sauce

White Chocolate Sauce Ingredients

White Chocolate. You can use white chocolate chips or white chocolate bars for baking. You will not, however, want to use white chocolate candy melts, as those will cause your condiment to harden quickly. 

Coconut oil. We recommend including coconut oil in your sauce. Coconut oil can be found in a jar at most local grocery stores or bigger box stores such as Costco or Sam’s.

If you wish to substitute coconut oil for something else, you can use the same amount of melted butter, or melted margarine instead of coconut oil if you prefer. 

Sweetened Condensed Milk. Sweet condensed milk is another recommended ingredient. This comes in a canned form from your grocery store.

Because the milk is sweetened and in a condensed form it helps to sweeten your sauce and mix it all around delicious. 

Whole Milk. We also recommend include a little bit of whole milk to help thin the sauce. You can choose to use your favorite type of milk, or even use 2% milk fat-free milk, or even heavy cream if you want.

You can also substitute regular milk for silk, almond, or coconut milk in this recipe. 

How to Make White Chocolate Sauce

There are two methods you can use to make this white chocolate sauce. The first is to use microwave, the second is to use a saucepan on your stovetop. 

Microwave Method 

In a microwave-safe bowl, add your sweet and condensed milk, whole milk, and coconut oil.

Microwave for 30 seconds at a time until the milk is warm to the touch. Do not allow the milk mixture to boil. 

Remove from the microwave, stir together, and add your white chocolate.

Allow the mixture to rest for a couple of minutes until the white chocolate is soft.

Use a whisk or rubber spatula to stir until the mixture is combined. 

Add to your drink or another recipe as desired. Enjoy! 

White Chocolate Sauce spoon dripping

Stovetop Method

Place a small or medium-sized saucepan over medium heat.

Into the saucepan, add sweetened condensed milk, coconut oil, and white chocolate. Stir continually as the mixture heats.

Continue stirring until the chocolate chips have melted and the mixture is combined. Do not let the mixture boil.

Remove from heat and add in milk. Stir until combined.

Add to your other recipe or drinks as desired. Enjoy! 

How to Serve

This recipe is best when enjoyed after it is freshly made. Please note that if it is stored in a cool location, the mixture may harden, and need to be heated once again for it to melt. It is best enjoyed when freshly made. 

How to Store Leftovers

At room temperature. Because this recipe does contain perishable items, it should be kept at room temperature for no more than two hours before it needs to be refrigerated. 

In the fridge. To refrigerate the leftover white chocolate sauce, transfer it to a microwave-safe container, such as a glass storage container, or glass jar.

Seal with a lid. Place in the fridge for up to one week. 

White Chocolate Sauce with white chocolate

Reheating

There are a couple of different ways you can reheat your leftover recipe. After it has been chilled in the refrigerator, your sauce is likely hardened and will need to be heated in order for it to become a sauce again. 

In the microwave. We recommend storing your condiment in the fridge in a microwave-safe container so that it is easier to reheat.

Simply remove it from the fridge, take the lid off, and microwave for 30 seconds at a time until it is soft. Be sure to stir it every 30 seconds so that it does not burn.

In hot water. You can also submerge your mixture as long as it is sealed in an airtight container in hot water. This will help to gradually warm the sauce. 

On the stovetop. Another way you can reheat your white chocolate sauce is on the stovetop.

To do this you’ll want to transfer the leftover recipe to a small pan and place it over low heat.

Stir the mixture continuously so that it does not burn. Once melted you are good to use the leftover sauce. 

Tips & Tricks

Heat Slowly. No matter if you are mixing the ingredients for the first time, or reheating them, it is best to heat your milk products slowly so that they do not scald.

If you scald the milk or burn the chocolate, it will ruin the sauce. Because of this, we recommend that you heat the mixture slowly and stir it often. 

Add Milk to Thin. Milk in this recipe is used to help thin your sauce. You can add as much or as little as you prefer.

Variations

We have given you our favorite version of making white chocolate sauce. There are many different ways you can go about making this condiment.

Below are two other common recipe variations for this sauce. 

2-Ingredient White Chocolate Sauce

One common recipe variation to make white chocolate sauce is actually to make more of a ganache.

This recipe includes only white chocolate, and heavy cream. You simply melt these two ingredients together and then include them in your drink, or another recipe. 

Short-Cut Version

Another way you could make the condiment is very simple as well. You can simply use heavy cream, melted white chocolate, and a tablespoon or two of butter.

Mix all these ingredients together, then enjoy them in your drink recipes, or include them in other recipes. 

Serving Suggestions

There are many different ways you can enjoy the sauce. You can simply dip fruit in it, or even cookies in the sauce.

One of the most common uses for white chocolate sauce is in coffee or other beverages. Below we will look at a few different ways you can enjoy the recipe. 

Ways to Use This Delicious Ganache

White Chocolate Sauce for Coffee. Perhaps the most common way to enjoy the recipe is in coffee. You can simply use the white chocolate sauce as a sweetener in your morning brew, it adds a lovely flavor to it as well as sweetens the coffee. 

White Chocolate Mocha Sauce. Another way you can enjoy this recipe is by making it into a white chocolate mocha coffee.

For white chocolate mocha, you would want to brew some espresso, then combine warm milk with a few shots of the brewed espresso, then mix in the white chocolate sauce from our recipe above as desired, and top with whipped cream before enjoying. 

How To Make The Best White Chocolate Mocha

To make the best white chocolate mocha, you can use a strong brewed coffee, or brewed espresso. We have a French press that we like to do the espresso in, which makes it super easy. 

Once your espresso is brewing, add 2 cups of milk to a small saucepan over medium heat. But the milk warms until it begins testing, but do not boil. Add a shot or two of the brewed espresso to the warm milk. 

Mix your prepared white chocolate sauce until it is combined. Remove from the heat and enjoy! 

White Chocolate Sauce dripping from spoon cover

FAQs about White Chocolate Sauce

What is white chocolate sauce made of?

Make a white chocolate sauce using a variety of ingredients. Some recipes include only melted white chocolate and heavy cream; others add butter to the mixture as well. Our recipe includes melted white chocolate, coconut oil, sweet and condensed milk, and whole milk. 

What kind of white chocolate should I use?

You can use white chocolate chips or white chocolate bars for baking. We only recommend that you do not use white chocolate candy melts, as those hard and quickly, and will cause your sauce to harden. 

Best White Chocolate Sauce

Making the best white chocolate sauce is very simple, and our recipe only includes four ingredients. You can enjoy this white chocolate sauce in a variety of ways, the most common one being in coffee. 

We hope that you will give this recipe a try and let us know what you think! We hope that you will enjoy it, and that it just might be your new favorite. 

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