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Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

For a tasty low-cost treat, try sundaes made with this syrup. I use this microwave recipe so often I have it memorized.—Sharon Mensing, Greenfield, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking cocoa
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream


  • 1. In a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and water until smooth. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until the mixture boils, stirring twice. Stir in butter and vanilla until blended. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 260 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Homemade Chocolate Syrup

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mjoleneaz User ID: 5885375 52634
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"This was very good. My husband and adult son loved it. My son told me I had to make more. lol"

SWEETPEA123 User ID: 1949784 59073
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"This is a really good alternative to store bought-my husband and boys really enjoyed it! I made it in a saucepan and it came out almost fudgy pudding like-it looks a lot thinner in the photo than it actually turned out."

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