Perfect Homemade Chocolate Syrup

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This homemade chocolate syrup comes together in minutes and is delicious in chocolate milk, on ice cream...you name it.

Homemade chocolate syrup: BrownThumbMama.com

Friends, you know how this goes. It's 11pm, you have an undeniable craving for chocolate milk, and there's no chocolate syrup in the house. What do you do?!?

You ransack your recipe books for a solution, that's what. Desperate times result in delicious measures!

This homemade chocolate syrup comes together in minutes and is delicious in chocolate milk, on ice cream...you name it.

Adapted from the recipe in The Tightwad Gazette II.

Tools to Make Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Daterra Cucina nonstick saucepan: for even heating and easy cleanup

Canning Jars: pour the chocolate syrup into a clean canning jar and store it in the fridge

Perfect Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Ingredients:
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla (extra credit if it's homemade)
1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 1 teaspoon water

Combine the cocoa powder and the water; stir over low heat until the cocoa dissolves.

Add the sugar and stir until it dissolves. Boil gently for 3 minutes, then add the salt and vanilla. Finally, stir in cornstarch mixture to thicken.

Break your husband's heart when he finds out you aren't making brownies. Promise to make brownies tomorrow for dessert.

Pour into a clean jar, and store in the fridge. Chocolate craving satisfied!

Perfect Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

This homemade chocolate syrup comes together in minutes and is delicious in chocolate milk, on ice cream…you name it.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 teaspoon water

Instructions

  1. Combine the cocoa powder and the water; stir over low heat until the cocoa dissolves.
  2. Add the sugar and stir until it dissolves. Boil gently for 3-5 minutes, then add the salt and vanilla. Finally, stir in cornstarch mixture to thicken.
  3. Pour into a clean jar, and store in the fridge.

Homemade chocolate syrup: BrownThumbMama.com

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