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Simple Chocolate Syrup

Author: Jee Choe
So much better than store-bought, make this rich and delicious chocolate syrup at home.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Yield8 servings



  • Put water, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt into a saucepan. Simmer.
    Simmer until the sugar has completely dissolved. Stir occasionally. Heat for 30 more seconds on low heat then take off heat and cool.
  • Add vanilla extract.
    Once the syrup has cooled a bit, stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Pour syrup into an airtight container.
    The syrup will keep for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.


  • Recipe makes 1 cup (16 tablespoons) of chocolate syrup.
  • Use 1-2 tablespoons of syrup per 1 cup of coffee.


Calories: 78 | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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