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Homemade Chocolate Syrup (GAPS, Paleo)

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Making homemade chocolate syrup is easy and fun.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c. filtered water
  • 1 1/2 c. organic cocoa
  • 1 c. sweetener honey*, real maple syrup, coconut palm sugar, even organic cane sugar all work great*
  • 1 T vanilla make your own
  • pinch of sea salt

Instructions

For using all sweeteners except honey:

  • In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water, sweetener, cocoa, pinch of salt and vanilla.
  • Bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Take off heat, pour into a jar or bottle. Store in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

For using honey:

  • In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water, cocoa, pinch of salt and vanilla.
  • Bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  • Remove from heat. No need to continue to cook for additional 5 minutes since we have no sugar to dissolve.
  • Add honey and stir well to combine.
  • Pour into a jar or bottle. Store in refrigerator up to two weeks.

Notes

If using honey, use 1/2 - 3/4 cups of the sweetener as it's sweeter than other sugars.