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Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Check out the many uses of this syrup! -- Stir 1 to 2 Tablespoons into a glass of milk to make chocolate milk, or in your coffee to make a mocha. Drizzle over ice cream or your favorite dessert. Use as a fruit dip. Layer in this decadent peanut butter dessert
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 2 cups


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • ΒΌ teaspoon vanilla


  • Combine the water and cocoa powder in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium while stirring with a whisk to dissolve the cocoa. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally and heat for 3 minutes, watching carefully to avoid boiling over. (Turn down the heat, if necessary.) Remove from the heat and mix in the salt and vanilla. Let set to cool. Use a funnel to pour into a clean glass jar with a tight fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator for up to two months.
  • Source: Adapted from Small Notebook


Serving: 1g