EASY HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE SYRUP (WITHOUT CORN SYRUP)
This incredibly easy homemade chocolate syrup is the perfect topping for all your favorite desserts! Make it without any corn syrup in less than 15 minutes! You won’t go back to buying store-bought ever again!
Servings 1 1/2 cups (approximately)
- 1 cup (110 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 cup (200 g) sugar
- 1 cup (250 ml) water
- a pinch of salt
For the slurry
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 tablespoons water
In a saucepan, whisk together the cocoa powder, sugar, salt, and the cup of water over medium high heat.
Stir constantly until it begins to simmer.
Make the slurry
In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water to make a slurry.
Add the slurry to the saucepan and stir until the syrup thickens, about 10 - 12 minutes.
Serve warm or allow it to cool completely (for about an hour) and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
The chocolate sauce will thicken as it cools.
This homemade chocolate syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container (like a glass jar) for about 3 weeks.
If you want, you can reheat it over the stove or in 5 minute increments in the microwave, stirring regularly.
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