This is from the Australian magazine, New Idea. The sauce can be made up to 2 days ahead, and can be reheated in a saucepan prior to serving. I haven't tried this yet. They show it served over plum pudding, but I think it would be nice over any hot, fruity pudding, or icecream.
- Combine chocolate and cream in a heatproof bowl. Sit bowl over a pan of simmering water.
- Stir until chocolate has melted. Remove bowlfrom pan.
- Stir in brandy or essence and serve.