Chocolate sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 55.1
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 19.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g

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This is a homemade chocolate syrup for making flavored milk. Good as a dessert topping too. This is a homemade chocolate syrup for making flavored milk. Good as a dessert topping too.
Number of Servings: 32


    1/2 cup Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened
    2 cups Granulated Sugar
    1 1/2 cups Water
    1/4 tsp Salt
    1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract


1/2 tablespoon in half cup milk makes a 12-15 carb gram snack.
1 tablespoon in a whole cup of milk 25-27 carb gram (not super sweet either)
Diabetes educators tend to round everything up, as I was told "store bought chocolate milk" was 15 carbs for a 1/2 cup when given suggestions to get more carbs in my picky eater. But the bottles I'd seen all had said 27 grams per 8 oz. So this syrup recipe seems comparable to store bought for a lot cheaper without gums or other thickeners or corn syrup which spikes my family's BG readings.


Combine cocoa and water in a saucepan til cocoa is blended in, then add sugar, stirring over medium heat until it begins to boil. Boil stirring constantly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add salt and vanilla. Store in refrigerator in clean glass jar.

Serving Size: 32 servings of one tablespoon each

Number of Servings: 32

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEAN-N-LEXY.

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