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Homemade chocolate syrup

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

No more store-bought

Tired of store-bought products that are full of preservatives? This simple syrup delivers on taste without all those scary processed ingredients.

No more store-bought

Tired of spending money on processed food from the grocery store? You no longer have to pay for rich chocolate syrup when you can make it at home for half the cost. This recipe is perfect for making chocolate milk or even drizzling over vanilla ice cream.

Homemade chocolate syrup recipe

Adapted from Food Network

Yields 5 cups


  • 1-1/2 cups water (milk can be used as well)
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice syrup


  1. In a high-sided skillet, add water and sugar. Bring to a boil and whisk in cocoa powder, vanilla extract, kosher salt and brown rice syrup.
  2. Turn down heat and whisk until smooth and slightly thickened.
  3. Strain mixture and let cool.
  4. Add mixture to a squeeze bottle or Mason jar for storage.

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