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last week we made syrup to make homemade Chai Tea and since a little change is always welcome,
today we will make Chocolate Syrup for hot chocolate milk or even spice up a coffee. And of course it’s perfect for a dash of vanilla ice cream and cake.

chocsyrup

what do you need?
1-1/2 cups sugar
¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 vanilla bean

how to make?
simply add sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder and salt in a sauce pan, start mixing it and add the water. Whisk it and bring it to a boil on medium heat. Once it started boiling let it simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes. Take pan from the stove. Split the vanilla bean in half and scrape the seeds out, add the seeds to the syrup and stir it in. Let the syrup cool off a little bit before you pour it into a nice bottle.

That’s all?
yes that was it, quick and easy and yummy too ^__^

Now search the house for some milk and marshmallows, warm the milk in the microwave and add a tablespoon of the syrup (or more if you like the full dose of chocolate sweetness), top it off with a few marshmallows and enjoy!
Diana