Dark Chocolate Syrup

Chocolate syrup can be used in a variety of hot and cold drinks. You can purchase premade chocolate-flavored syrup at any grocery store, but syrup made with your favorite nibbling (real) chocolate is far more flavorful.

Makes: 2 cupsHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 2 cups


  • 16 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup water
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, not simmering, water, stirring until smooth. Set aside.
  • Combine the water, sugar, and corn syrup in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over low heat. Bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Remove from heat, cool for 5 minutes, and blend in the melted chocolate and vanilla.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.