RECIPE: chocolate syrup

ourguysApril 29, 2008

Does anyone have a recipe for chocolate syrup with less sugar, or perhaps a sugar substitute? Thanks.

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ginger_st_thomas

You could try the recipe at the site below.

Here is a link that might be useful: Chocolate syrup

    Bookmark   May 2, 2008 at 5:57AM
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grainlady_ks

Here's one made with low-glycemic agave nectar. I won 1st prize in the dessert division in an International Low-glycemic Recipe Contest with this chocolate syrup recipe and vanilla ice cream (also sweetened with agave nectar). I usually only make 1/4 or 1/2 the recipe because it doesn't keep as long as commercial chocolate syrup.

-Grainlady

Agave Nectar Chocolate Syrup

1/2 c. HersheyƂs Cocoa Powder
1 c. Light Agave Nectar
1 c. Cold water
1/2 t. Vanilla
1/2 t. Guar gum (optional - as a thickener)
1/8 t. Sea Salt

1. In a large saucepan, combine cocoa, Agave Nectar and salt. Stir in water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, until smooth - about 5 minutes.
2. Add 1/2 t. guar gum for a thickener.
3. Place the pan in a sink of cold water and stir with the whisk until cool. Stir in vanilla. Pour into a covered container and refrigerate.
4. Shake before using.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2008 at 8:34PM
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CA Kate

Can we also have the recipe for the low-glycemic ice cream? PRETTY PLEASE!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2008 at 9:46PM
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grainlady_ks

Your wish is my demand. A serving is 1/2-cup!!! How sad of me to remind ANYONE of that. :-( Enjoy! -Grainlady

Low-Glycemic Vanilla Ice Cream

4 oz. Liquid Pasturized Egg Substitute (do not use raw eggs!)
1/4 c. Light Agave Nectar
1 c. Half and Half (or milk)
2 c. Heavy cream
1-1/2 t. Vanilla

1. In a 4-cup measuring cup or equal-sized bowl, combine egg substitute, Agave Nectar, and vanilla in a bowl and stir to mix.
2. Add cream and half and half (or milk).
3. Chill thoroughly. (I place it in the freezer until ice crystals begin to form on the edges of the mixture.) The colder the mixture is the quicker it will become ice cream.
4. Process in a Deni Scoop Factory Compact Automatic Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Maker or ice cream maker of choice.

Yield: 1 quart

    Bookmark   May 12, 2008 at 6:19AM
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CA Kate

Thank you sooooo much! DH will appreciate it even more than I.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2008 at 9:55PM
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