I love making my own chocolate syrup! This homemade chocolate syrup recipe is only 3 ingredients (if you don’t count water and salt) and can be made in a flash!
When you make chocolate sauce homemade, you know what’s in your food… no preservatives, no thickening agents, no chemicals. Plus you probably already have all the ingredients, so you’ll save money making your own homemade chocolate syrup!
I love this homemade chocolate syrup recipe for 2 reasons:
- I know it’s all natural.
- It saves me money!
Need I say more? I always have sugar, vanilla and cocoa powder on hand… so I can always make this homemade chocolate syrup recipe, and if you keep a semi-stocked pantry, you probably can too!
Make your chocolate sauce homemade and save some money!
Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe
This recipe for chocolate syrup is easy and fun! My daughter and I often make it together.
I let her pour all the ingredients into the cold pan before moving it to the stove top. It’s a fun way to get her active in the kitchen and comfortable cooking.
Chocolate sauce recipes are easy to make, in this article I will show you how to make my fat free chocolate sauce recipe with only 3 ingredients.
Here’s what you’ll find in this article:
- Shopping List for Homemade Chocolate Syrup
- How to Make Chocolate Syrup
- Recipe for Chocolate Syrup (printable recipe card!)
- Recipes with Chocolate Syrup
Below you will find everything you need to make your own homemade chocolate sauce, great for making chocolate milk, drizzling over ice cream or pancakes… even in your homemade coffee recipes!
Below you will find everything you need to make homemade chocolate syrup.
Shopping List for Chocolate Syrup
You likely have all the ingredients to make chocolate syrup already… but if you don’t, I wanted to give you a quick shopping list so you can pick up, or order the ingredients (links included).
Here’s what you’ll need to make Homemade Chocolate Syrup…
Now that you have your chocolate syrup ingredients, let’s get on to how to make chocolate syrup.
Click the links to add chocolate sauce ingredients to your cart… or screen shot the list to your phone.
How to Make Chocolate Syrup
Recipes for chocolate sauce are extremely easy. In this section I will outline a basic guide before getting onto the printable recipe card.
To make chocolate syrup homemade all you need is a pot and a whisk, nothing out of the ordinary.
How to Make Chocolate Syrup:
- Combine the cocoa powder, sugar, water, and salt in a pot.
- Heat the pot and cook until thick.
- Add in vanilla and serve.
More defined directions below, along with the ingredients and a how to video below!
Chocolate syrup homemade is so simple even a novice cook can make it!
Recipe for Chocolate Syrup
This homemade recipe chocolate syrup has been a reader favorite on the Lose Weight By Eating website for a very long time. Below you will find the shiny new printable recipe card.
When making recipes chocolate sauce, be sure to use the exact measurements just as you would in baking… you wouldn’t want your homemade chocolate sauce too runny.
Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe
- 1 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup cocoa powder
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a medium saucepan heat the water, sugar, cocoa powder and salt on medium-low.
- Whisk often to avoid burning. When the chocolate syrup gets thick, about 10 minutes it’s done.
- Remove from heat, whisk in vanilla.
- This recipe makes 2 cups of homemade chocolate syrup. Store in mason jars, in the fridge for up to 7 days.
This homemade chocolate syrup recipe is easy and delicious. In the next section I will supply you with some healthy recipes with chocolate syrup so you can enjoy this recipe chocolate syrup without guilt.
Now that you know how to make chocolate syrup, let’s start using it!
Below you will find healthy recipes with chocolate syrup…
Recipes with Chocolate Syrup
In this section I will share my healthy recipes with chocolate syrup so you can use the homemade chocolate syrup recipe without blowing your diet.
Obviously, people think chocolate sauce + ice cream… but there are so many more ways to use this recipe for chocolate syrup!
You can click the links below to be brought to the page in which the recipe chocolate sauce resides… often you will find several recipes with chocolate sauce on one page.
Final Thoughts on Chocolate Syrup Homemade
Honestly what it really comes down to is that you can make this for cheaper than you can buy it… and it’s better for you!
Now, since this is a weight loss site I must stress, drinking this is not advised. And this is a healthier alternative to the store bought stuff. I’m being funny, but oh how the hate mail will flow when people read that I used sugar (gasp)!
That’s what Lose Weight By Eating is all about, making the unhealthy food, more healthy.