Homemade Chocolate Syrup


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

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 dash salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine water, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt together in a saucepan over low heat; whisk constantly until the mixture thickens and begins to simmer.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla Serve warm or cover and refrigerate until serving.

    close up view of ice cream covered with Chocolate Syrup in a bowl

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

85 Calories
1g Fat
22g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 136mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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