Homemade Chocolate Syrup

This super easy homemade chocolate syrup is made with cocoa powder and 5 other simple, real ingredients. It’s delicious in milk, on ice cream or in coffee!  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • ¾ c. brown sugar
  • ¾ c. white sugar
  • 1 c. cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 c. cold water
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla


  1. Combine sugars, cocoa powder and salt. Add water; whisk until smooth.
  2. Heat until boiling, stirring occasionally. Simmer for 5 min.*
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Cool. Store in fridge.

Recipe Notes

* Syrup will thicken as it cools, but if you like a really thick syrup, you may want to boil longer than 5 min.