Jazz Up Your Pancakes with This Delicious Chocolate Butter Recipe

Shake up your household menu – and put your fully equipped kitchen to use – with this easy-to-follow recipe, courtesy of Lakes at North Port Apartments in North Port, Florida.  

Like an oversized portion of French fries or a delectable croissant, Chocolate Butter is one of those crave-worthy items that definitely won’t be found on any “healthy snack” lists but in a class of its own, when it comes to comfort dessert foods. This chocolate spread from Real Simple owes its rich flavor to semisweet chocolate chips and cocoa powder.

Like Nutella, Chocolate Butter can be used in a variety of ways. Spread it on pancakes or pastries, swirl a spoonful of it into a cup of yogurt, or indulge in this chocolatey treat straight from the jar! Try this tasty two-step recipe, and you’ll soon find any excuse to enjoy it. Not to mention, Chocolate Butter is so simple to throw together, you can even make it with kids!


• ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
• ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
• 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
• Salt


1. Beat butter, melted chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and a pinch of salt with an electric mixer until smooth, about 1 minute.
2. Serve at room temperature, spread on toast or croissants.

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