Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chocolate Yumminess

Not very long ago, i came across a recipe for homemade chocolate syrup at this blog, My inspired heart. You know the kind you use for chocolate milk.I always want to buy it but i just never do, probably for good reason. But it looked yummy and easy, so why not give it a try. We were not disappointed.


1/3 c. cocoa powder
2 c. sugar
1 c. water
pinch salt
1/2 t. vanilla

Combine the cocoa powder, sugar and salt in the water, whisk so all ingredients are combined. Bring to a boil over medium heat. watch out for boiling over. boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Once it cools pour in a jar to store. Refrigerate....this makes it a little thicker, more like store bought.

When i make it again i think that i will lower the sugar and raise the amount of cocoa powder. It is also very good over ice cream....just ask the kids or Chris. They say it is great.

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MaryMary said...

And no corn syrup...well played Leslie, well played. I will have to give that one a shot with the reduced sugar. Do you ever outgrow chocolate milk?

quiltinlikecrazy said...

How very fun! What a great project. I need you to show me how to do these things with my boys. I'm not a big kid project mom but I wnat to get better.:) Thanks for inspiring me. My boys will love this. And I agree with MaryMary do you ever outgrow chocolate milk?:)

Colleen said...

That's perfect! Grant is always asking for chocolate milk. I'll have to make this.

Leslie said...

ladies, I agree. You don't ever outgrow chocolate milk!!! Col, definitely i think cut back on the sugar a little bit

The Tripp Family said...

mmm!!! I just bought some hershey's special dark cocoa too, I wonder how that would taste! When you perfect the sugar:cocoa ratio, let us know!

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Sandra said...

Glad you liked the recipe! I was thinking of making the same adjustments the next time I make it. Emma told me she wants it to be more chocolaty :)

Angie said...

I just made chocolate syrup too :)

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