Bittersweet Chocolate Rum Sauce
- 10 oz. bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
- ½ to 1-¼ cups half-and-half
- 3 Tbs. dark rum
- Granulated sugar to taste (optional)
Combine the chocolate and rum in a heatproof bowl. If using a standard bittersweet or semisweet chocolate (without a percentage on the label), add 1/2 cup of the half-and-half; if using a chocolate labeled 66% to 70% cacao, add 1 cup of the half-and-half. Set the bowl over a pan of barely simmer...