In minutes, you can have homemade topping on your ice cream!
1 cup [170g] Substitute Guittard Real Semisweet Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup [56g] butter
1/3 cup [80g] whole milk
1/2 cup [60g] sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla OR 1 tablespoon liqueur (Kahlua, Grand Marnier, etc.)
Heat chips and butter in 1 quart microproof bowl at medium power (50% or level 5) for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in milk and sugar and heat for an additional 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, stirring well after each minute initially, then at 30-second intervals until chips and butter are melted. Whisk in vanilla or liqueur until topping is completely smooth. Store in refrigerator.
To serve: Reheat in microproof container at medium power setting (50% or level 5) for 1 minute. Stir well; heat for an additional 30 seconds. Stir and pour over ice cream.
Microwave Milk Chocolate Topping: Substitute Guittard real Semisweet Chocolate Chips for Milk chips and omit powdered sugar. Proceed as directed above.