Recipes/Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate sauce recipe hero

Presented by: Paula Nemzek for KCTS 9 Cooks

Cook's Note: Silky smooth like the chocolate syrup found in a certain brown bottle, this rich and easy homemade version is made in minutes. Find an attractive jar, add a tag, and you have a perfect kitchen gift.

Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together cocoa powder, sugar, milk and water. Bring to a boil and let boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Cool and store in refrigerator.


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