Homemade SUGAR-FREE Chocolate Syrup Recipe (2024)

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We love making my our own chocolate syrup! This homemade chocolate syrup recipe is only 3 ingredients (if you don’t count water and salt) and can be made in a flash!

When you make chocolate sauce homemade, you know what’s in your food… no preservatives, no thickening agents, no chemicals. Plus you probably already have all the ingredients, so you’ll save money making your own homemade chocolate syrup!

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We love this homemade chocolate syrup recipe for 2 reasons:

  1. I know it’s all natural.
  2. It saves money!

Need I say more? I always have sugar (or the all-natural zero calorie sugar we recommend), vanilla and cocoa powder on hand… so we can always make this homemade chocolate syrup recipe, and if you keep a semi-stocked pantry, you probably can too!

This recipe for chocolate syrup is easy and fun! We love making it with kids, it’s a fun kitchen chemistry lesson!

Make your chocolate sauce homemade and save some money!

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make sugar free chocolate syrup at home.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, several low calorie recipes to use the low calorie chocolate syrup in and more in the sections below.

Chocolate sauce recipes are easy to make, in this article we will show you how to make my fat free chocolate sauce recipe with only 3 ingredients.

Read through these helpful sections for great resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • Shopping List for Homemade Chocolate Syrup
  • How to Make Chocolate Syrup
  • Recipe for Chocolate Syrup (printable recipe card!)
  • Recipes with Chocolate Syrup

Helpful Tip for Shopping:Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses:You canemail yourselfthis recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Orprint itso you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this homemade chocolate syrup toPintrestso it is safely stored for you.

Below you will find everything you need to make your own homemade chocolate sauce, great for making chocolate milk, drizzling over ice cream or pancakes… even in your homemade coffee recipes!

Below you will find everything you need to make homemade chocolate syrup.

You likely have all the ingredients to make chocolate syrup already… but if you don’t, we wanted to give you a quick shopping list so you can pick up, or order the ingredients (links included).

And we do recommend cutting the sugar with All natural zero calorie sugar, but regular white or raw sugar works great too!

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Shopping List for Low Calorie Chocolate Syrup:

Now that you have your chocolate syrup ingredients, let’s get on to how to make chocolate syrup.

Special Tip:You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie chocolate sauce recipe you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this sugar free chocolate sauce recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Click the links to add chocolate sauce ingredients to your cart… or screen shot the list to your phone.

How to Make Chocolate Syrup

Recipes for chocolate sauce are extremely easy. In this section we will outline a basic guide before getting onto the printable recipe card.

To make chocolate syrup homemade all you need is a pot and a whisk, nothing out of the ordinary.

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How to Make Chocolate Syrup:

  1. Combine the cocoa powder, sugar, water, and salt in a pot.
  2. Heat the pot and cook until thick.
  3. Add in vanilla and serve.

More defined directions below, along with the ingredients and a how to video below!

Chocolate syrup homemade is so simple even a novice cook can make it!

Recipe for Chocolate Syrup

This homemade recipe chocolate syrup has been a reader favorite on the Lose Weight By Eating website for a very long time. Below you will find the shiny new printable recipe card.

When making recipes chocolate sauce, be sure to use the exact measurements just as you would in baking… you wouldn’t want your homemade chocolate sauce too runny.

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Homemade Chocolate Syrup (SUGAR-FREE)

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This homemade chocolate syrup recipe has only 3 ingredients (not including water and salt) and can be whipped up in a flash!

You can make this recipe for chocolate syrup with the kids as a cooking lesson. Just have them add all the ingredients before you place the pot on the stove. It's a fun activity and a delicious homemade chocolate sauce.

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Prep Time 5 minutes mins

Cook Time 10 minutes mins

Total Time 15 minutes mins

Course topping

Cuisine American



  • In a medium saucepan heat the water, sugar, cocoa powder and salt on medium-low.

  • Whisk often to avoid burning. When the chocolate syrup gets thick, about 10 minutes it’s done.

  • Remove from heat, whisk in vanilla.

  • This recipe makes 2 cups of homemade chocolate syrup. Store in mason jars, in the fridge for up to 7 days.



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Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 6kcalCarbohydrates: 1.5gProtein: 0.5gFat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgPotassium: 68mgFiber: 0.8gSugar: 0.1gCalcium: 3mgIron: 0mg

Keyword dessert, topping

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This homemade chocolate syrup recipe is easy and delicious. In the next section we will supply you with some healthy recipes with chocolate syrup so you can enjoy this recipe chocolate syrup without guilt.

Now that you know how to make chocolate syrup, let’s start using it!

Below you will find healthy recipes with chocolate syrup…

Recipes with Chocolate Syrup

In this section we will share our healthy recipes with chocolate syrup so you can use the homemade chocolate syrup recipe without blowing your diet.

Obviously, people think chocolate sauce + ice cream… but there are so many more ways to use this recipe for chocolate syrup!

You can click the links below to be brought to the page in which the recipe chocolate sauce resides… often you will find several recipes with chocolate sauce on one page.

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Nutrition and Calories in Homemade Chocolate Syrup

The nutrition is based off 1 serving (1 tablespoon) of the homage chocolate syrup recipe above.

Important Note:As a reminder, atLose Weight By Eatingit is our goal to make you healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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