Chocolate Gravy

A Southern favorite, Chocolate Gravy is a rich, sweet sauce served over hot biscuits for breakfast.
Course breakfast or side
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword breakfast, chocolate, gravy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 335kcal
Author Paula



  • 1/2 cup real butter no substitutions recommended
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup self-rising flour
  • 3 cup milk


  • Melt butter in a saucepan.
  • Add cocoa, flour, and sugar. Cook two minutes.
  • Add milk and whisk.
  • Bring to boil and boil 2 minutes.
  • Reduce to simmer and add vanilla.
  • Simmer until thick.
  • Cool slightly. Split biscuits then spoon chocolate gravy over the top.
  • Enjoy!



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Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 670IU | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 0.6mg