Homemade Chocolate Syrup

A very simple chocolate syrup recipe that can be used for chocolate milk, hot chocolate or a topping for ice cream.  This has no corn syrup or other additives that you might not desire that a lot of supermarket chocolate syrups contain. Adapted from Pinterest.

Homemade Chocolate Syrup


  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

In a small saucepan, add sugar, cocoa powder, and salt.  Whisk together gently.  Add water.  Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.  Reduce heat and cook for 1 minute, while stirring.  Remove from heat and add vanilla.  Cool.  Store in the refrigerator.

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