3/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a heavy saucepan, combine the corn syrup, water, cocoa powder, and sugar. Stir the mixture steadily over high heat until it comes to a boil. Let it boil, continuing to stir constantly, for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and add the vanilla extract. Refrigerate the syrup in an airtight container for up to ten days.
Makes about 1 1/4 cups of syrup.
Date: April 28, 2004