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How to Make Chocolate Syrup

Make this rich, creamy, chocolate syrup. Perfect for pouring over desserts.


  • Step 1: Serve the chocolate syrup over your favorite ice cream, make a glass of chocolate milk, or pour it into a clean glass jar. The chocolate syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two months. Don't eat it all at once!
  • FACT: The blood that washes down the drain in the famous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film _Psycho_ is actually chocolate sauce.
  • Step 2: Add the vanilla and salt, remove the mixture from the heat, and let it cool.
  • TIP: You can also add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract for flavor.
  • Step 3: Add the sugar, stir until it dissolves, and bring the mixture to a boil for three minutes over medium heat.
  • Step 4: Place the water and cocoa in a small saucepan over low heat and stir until the cocoa dissolves.

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