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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

We use a lot of chocolate syrup.  Although I am pretty sure any sugar you use is not so fabulous, somehow I feel better when it's not filled with high fructose corn syrup.  This homemade syrup fits the bill, and packs a good chocolate punch!

Homemade Chocolate Syrup
Adapted from Annie's Eats

1¼ cups sugar
1 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
1 cup water
¼ tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla extract

In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and cocoa powder and whisk briefly to break up chunks of cocoa.  Stir in the water and salt and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.  Once the mixture reaches a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and let simmer until slightly thickened, about 5-7 minutes.  Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.  Stir in the vanilla.  Store in the refrigerator.

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