1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa powder 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 dash salt
Combine cocoa, sugar, and salt in a saucepan. Add water, and mix until smooth. Bring this mixture to a boil. Allow it to boil for one minute, be careful this does not over boil. Remove from heat, when this cools add the vanilla.
Valerie's Review REVIEW: Wonderfully easy recipe that tastes just like the real Hershey's syrup! The nice part is, this recipe is scalable so if you don't need a lot you can change the serving size to scale it down (or up if you need more). The consistency and flavor was a very close match to Hershey's.
Jun 7, 2014
Mafalda Member since: October 21, 2013 REVIEW: I used less water to make this thicker so I wouldn't have to thicken it with cornstarch as others recommended. Turned out well. I used maybe 2/3 cup water instead of one cup.
May 16, 2014
Guest REVIEW: Do add the cornstarch as said previously by another reviewer (I would recommend somewhere in the middle of the two amounts she stated)if you want a thicker consistency like real hershey's syrup. It really helped and didn't change the taste at all.
Jan 17, 2014
mommapup REVIEW: If you want it thicker just add a spoon full of cornstarch to your coco. It will thicken as it cools. If you want a thick fudge like consistency add up to a quarter cup. Wont alter taste....play with it. Awesomeness!
Nov 8, 2013
retired09 Member since: September 4, 2012 REVIEW: Tasted good, but it was very watery. I don't know what I did wrong, because I boiled it exactly 1 minute like it called for, and followed all the directions exactly.
Oct 11, 2013
Zora Member since: July 11, 2013 REVIEW: I was having a sweets craving and wanted ice cream with chocolate sauce. Of course, it was 10pm and I wasn't keen on heading to the store then. Whipped this up and it indeed tastes just like Hershey's. I am also curious as was the review by JRONK as to how long this will keep?
Apr 1, 2013
Nicole REVIEW: Yummy!!!! I think we just might like it better than the stuff you get at the market :)
Mar 10, 2013
Jronk REVIEW: Very yummy! How long does this last in the fridge?
Jan 21, 2013
Christine REVIEW: So good -- cheap and easy too! I used Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa instead and it turned out great. Tastes just like Hershey's Special Dark Syrup, if not better! Thanks :)
Dec 19, 2012
Gabby REVIEW: My husband loves dark chocolate. Could I use Herseys Dark coco instead and would I need to make any changes.
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