Southern Style Chocolate Gravy

Southern Style Chocolate Gravy

What's Chocolate gravy you ask? Chocolate gravy is a sweet sauce made with flour, fat, cocoa powder, and sugar. It’s commonly served for breakfast over biscuits in the Appalachian Mountains.  This is the perfect addition to your buttermilk biscuits! 


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup cocoa

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla                        


Step 1- Gather all ingredients

Step 2-  Whisk sugar, cocoa, and flour in a medium bowl until no lumps remain. 

Step 3- Pour in milk and whisk until well combined. 

Step 4- Transfer mixture to a saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until it thickens to a gravy consistency, 7 to 10 minutes. 

Step 5- Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. 

Step 6- Serve warm over biscuits. 


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