Chocolate Syrup

chocolate-syrup

Summer time is ice cream season.  Whether you eat regular dairy ice cream, or a dairy free version, chocolate syrup is always a welcome topping.  Chocolate syrup is also very easy to make.

Making your own chocolate syrup will save you money and taste just as good, if not better, than what you can buy at the store.

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Chocolate Syrup
Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash salt
Instructions
  1. Whisk together all the ingredients in a saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium heat, whisking occasionally, until the mixture begins to boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, whisking constantly for five minutes.
  4. Cool and then store in the refrigerator. The syrup will thicken as it cools.

 




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Comments

  1. This looks delicious! How long will it last in the refrigerator? I don’t use chocolate syrup often, but it’s good to have one hand for when you want a sundae…

    • Jessie, I would guess that you can keep it in the refrigerator up to a month. You can also cut this recipe in half.

  2. I had no idea it would be so easy to make my own chocolate syrup. One of the best parts of eating ice cream!

  3. Ah! This one hits me where I live. ;) Thanks, Linda!!!

  4. oh my oh my! that looks delicious!

  5. I make a similarly easy recipe for chocolate syrup, Linda. I love having it on hand when someone wants chocolate syrup. No need to buy the stuff with all those unreal ingredients after all. ;-) I’m sure your recipe will be happily used by tons of folks!

    Shirley

  6. This is a great alternative to buying it in the stores. So simple and easy with minimal ingredients…a perfect recipe!

  7. Much healthier to consume REAL Cane Sugar (be sure it says Cane Sugar else it is beet sugar – avoid beet sugar), than unhealthy high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) – avoid HFCS, much of which is genetically modified (GMO). Use real sugar! Oranic (without bleach and pesticides) even better! If sugar is white – you consume bleach!
    Great recipe! Chocolate syrup – I could eat a gallon if I did not restrain myself!

  8. I just came back to print this recipe. We have used up an entire bottle of this and are ready for more. My family loves it, and I love that it has no corn syrup! I even shared the link on my blog. Thanks for sharing!

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