Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe + Video (2024)

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Once you make this Hershey ChocolateRecipe you’ll NEVER waste money on the store-bought stuff again. This is a great Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe that is ideal for substituting in any of your recipes or drinks!

And if you like this easy no bake dessert recipe, you are gonna love my Eggless Cookie Dough Recipe!

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What is the difference between chocolate sauce and chocolate syrup?

The difference between chocolate sauce and chocolate syrup is the ingredients. With chocolate syrup is made from water, cocoa powder, and cane sugar. While chocolate sauce is made from bittersweet chocolate or baking cocoa, butter, sugar, and cream. It is thicker and has a richer flavor.

What Can Be Made from Chocolate Syrup?

I use chocolate syrup in many of my recipes and as toppers for many desserts.Chocolate Syrup can be used to make chocolate milk.

Actual recipes using this Chocolate Syrup Recipe include:

  • Homemade Hershey Sundae Pie
  • Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie: Top this cookie with ice cream and chocolate syrup.

  • Chilled Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Chilled Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Add of course you can add this chocolate syrup on:

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  • Pancakes: Instead of maple syrup you can add chocolate syrup to the top of pancakes to make them extra special:
    • Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
    • An Easy Banana Pancake Recipe with No Eggs
    • Funfetti Pancakes
    • Fluffy Pancakes Recipe + Video
    • Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes
    • Chocolate Chip Pancakes
    • Blueberry Pancakes
    • Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake: It is a great topping on top of my favorite cheesecake recipe
  • Ice Cream
  • Milk of course

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Can you add Hershey Chocolate Syrup to coffee?

Adding a little bit of chocolate syrup to your coffee is a delicious idea. Start with a small amount and then increase it until you have the amount you want. Here are3 Ways to Make Cold Brew Coffee + VIDEO.

How long does homemade chocolate sauce last?

This homemade chocolate syrup recipe will last up to a month in your refrigerator. However, we can never keep it around for that long.

Variations to Hershey Chocolate Syrup

While there are not many ways to change this recipe you can:

Extracts: I use vanilla in my chocolate syrup recipe but you can add mint or orange or almost any kind of extract you like. This will give you different flavors to your chocolate syrup.

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Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe

This recipe makes enough to fill a quart mason jar. If you don’t want to make that much simply cut the recipe in half. By cutting the recipe in half it will fill a pint mason jar. I find the best deals on Amazon.com and place a large order twice a year.

Watch me make it live below…

Ingredients for Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe

  • Water
  • Cane Sugar
  • Salt
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Vanilla

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE SYRUP RECIPE

Like shown in photo #1, gather your ingredients. Then place water, sugar, and salt in a saucepan to bring to a boil.

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Be sure to continue to stir so the sugar dissolves.Heat up and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes.Remove from heat.Let cool for 15 minutes before adding in cocoa. Adding the cocoa while the simple syrup mixture is still warm will remove the benefits. Stir well and then add the vanilla mixing again.Pour into a 1-pint mason jar and refrigerate for up to two months.

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Homemade Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Once you make this Hershey ChocolateRecipe you'll NEVER waste money on the store-bought stuff again. This is a great Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe that is ideal for substituting in any of your recipes or drinks!

Course Dessert, Drinks

Cuisine American

Keyword chocolate syrup, chocolate syrup recipe, Hershey Chocolate, homemade chocolate syrup

Prep Time 5 minutes minutes

Cook Time 1 minute minute

Total Time 20 minutes minutes

Servings 1 Pint

Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 2 c water
  • 2 c pure cane sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 c cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Place water, sugar and salt in sauce pan.

  • Be sure to continue to stir so the sugar dissolves.

  • Heat up and bring to a boil for a minute.

  • Remove from heat.

  • Let cool for 15 minutes before adding in cocoa.

  • Stir well and then add the vanilla mixing again.

  • Pour into a 1 pint mason jar and refrigerate for up to two months.

Notes

This homemade syrup will last up to a month in the refrigerator! If syrup isn't thick enough, boil for a longer period of time.

Weight Watchers FreeStyle Plan: 6 SmartPoints per 2 tablespoons

Nutrition

Calories: 1818kcal | Carbohydrates: 453g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1212mg | Potassium: 1349mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 404g | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 12.1mg

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