Guinness Chocolate Syrup

Guinness Chocolate Syrup

For those of you that have tried my Guinness chocolate cheesecake, and if you haven’t you seriously need to, you will know that Guinness brings out chocolates natural flavour, enhancing it, making it even better. For my next St Patrick's Day dish I needed a chocolate syrup and in my mind a Guinness chocolate syrup was the only way to go! A simple syrup, just like its name implies, is really simple requiring just water and sugar to be combined and simmered to melt the sugar and thicken the syrup a bit. A chocolate syrup is made by adding cocoa powder to the mix and a Guinness chocolate syrup is of course made by simply replacing the water with Guinness. As easy as this Guinness chocolate syrup it is also amazingly good and I cannot wait to start using it!

Guinness Chocolate Syrup
Would anyone like a glass of Guinness chocolate milk?

Guinness Chocolate Syrup

Guinness Chocolate Syrup

Homemade chocolate syrup made with Guinness which brings out and enhances the chocolaty flavour of the syrup!


Servings: makes 2 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Printable Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Guinness or other Irish stout
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. Bring everything to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer to thicken, about 5 minutes.
  2. Let cool and enjoy!

Use on:
Bacon Guinness Chocolate Pancakes with a Frothy Whipped Cream Head and Guinness Chocolate Syrup

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Guinness Chocolate Pudding
Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake
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10 comments:

Miss P said...

This looks amazing and so simple! I wonder if you could use it in a cocktail?

Marie Matter said...

Pretty sure my husband would think he'd died and gone to heaven if I made this for him. YUM!

Stupid Girl and the Train Wreck said...

I knew it, your on a mission. Your goal is to destroy the diets of the world!!!! You thumb your nose at our desire to be skinny with these mouth watering temptations of chocolate glory.

Anonymous said...

Could this be made with brown sugar?

Kevin said...

Anonymous: Yes, this can be made with brown sugar!

Anonymous said...

I was thinking of making this for a gift, what would the shelf life be? Thank you!

Kevin said...

Anonymous: This will keep for a long time, months, in the fridge. Enjoy!

Anonymous said...

Guiness chocolate milk... is this possible??? That sparked all kinds of taste buds but would it really taste good?

Anonymous said...

I just got done making this, using brown sugar...OH...MA...GERD! Effin' amazing!

Anonymous said...

this is super easy to make a super rich, chocolately syrup. it tastes much better than store-bought syrups. i used it on the chocolate guinness pancakes and in chocolate milk. it also dissolves into cold milk much more easily than store-bought syrup. this is my go-to for chocolate milk from now on. btw, the flavor is strong, so careful not to use too much!

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