Homemade Chocolate Syrup
Mix this delicious chocolate syrup into a glass of skim milk, and you have a sweet, yet still light treat.
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder I use Ghirardelli
- 1 cup water
- dash of salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a small saucepan, add sugar, cocoa, and salt.
Whisk together gently.
Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat and cook 1 minute.
Remove from heat and add vanilla.
Store in the refrigerator.
For delicious chocolate milk, add 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup to 8 oz. of milk. Heat for hot chocolate.
For milk shakes, combine 1 cup cold milk, 1/4 cup chocolate syrup and 2 cups (1 pint) of vanilla ice cream to a blender. Blend.
This syrup would also make a delicious dessert garnish or ice cream topping.
Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg