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Chocolate Syrup

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"This is my step-mom's syrup recipe, and everyone says it's better than Hershey's! Great on ice cream, in chocolate milk, or drizzled on warm brownies."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 85
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 pint)

Directions

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  1. Combine the water, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt together in a saucepan over low heat; whisk constantly until the mixture thickens and begins to simmer. Remove from heat and stir the vanilla into the sauce. Serve warm or cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 85 calories; 0.7 21.7 1 0 26 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This really is the best recipe for home made chocolate syrup. I’m sure it’ll taste richer with milk vs. water (save heavy cream for fudge sauce). To refill a Hershey’s bottle, scale up recipe to...

Most helpful critical review

Even after adding 1 1/2 tsp of Cornstarch, this was still really thin. Next time I may reduce sugar by half, and use sweetened condensed milk instead.

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This really is the best recipe for home made chocolate syrup. I’m sure it’ll taste richer with milk vs. water (save heavy cream for fudge sauce). To refill a Hershey’s bottle, scale up recipe to...

I made this pretty much out of frustration because my favorite sugar free chocolate syrup is almost four bucks a bottle. I read through some of the reviews on what worked for others and rolled w...

This was an excellent recipe. However, my syrup never began to thicken. I probably should have combined the cocoa powder and sugar together first prior to placing it in water. So, I added a t...

This is fantastic! It's a hot day today, in southern California. And what do you know? I'm craving some chocolate milk--problem was, I didn't have any syrup. So I open up google and type in "ch...

This recipe was very easy to follow and took no time at all. Since my husband doesn't like chocolate, I replaced the cocoa powder and sugar with lentils and carrots. I also took out the vanilla ...

After finding out that Hershey's syrup has high fructose corn syrup in it, I knew I would never buy it again. This is a delicious recipe for a very similar type chocolate syrup. My husband and s...

Great Recipe!!! I use carob powder and stevia for a great sugar free syrup!!

I have been making this syrup for 8 months I make a batch a week it will fill a large mason jar. This stuff is great :O) My daughter is now taken to making it herself so it is easy. :O)

I made this simply because I rarely use chocolate syrup (in fact, I don't think I've EVER bought a jar myself) and I needed it for a recipe. I wanted to be able to make a smaller portion and no...