Did You Know?

  • Of all the varieties of chocolate available, from white to milk, dark chocolate is the healthiest.
  • Dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that work to reduce your risk of cancer.
  • Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that can decrease your blood pressure.
  • The flavonoids in dark chocolate also help blood flow more smoothly, decreasing your risk of heart attack.
  • The flavonoids in chocolate that help your blood flow more smoothly also improve your cardiovascular function.
  • Some suggest the phenylethylamine in dark chocolate stimulates the nervous system, acting as an aphrodisiac.
  • Cocoa contains substances known to kill the bacteria in your mouth that cause tooth decay and cavities.
  • The higher cocoa content a chocolate has, the bigger the health benefit.
  • White chocolate has none of the antioxidant benefits of other chocolates since it contains no cocoa.

Stam chocolate syrup for milk

Stam chocolate syrup for milk

  • 1 1/2 cups hot water 
  •  3 cups sugar 
  •  1 1/2 cups Chocolaterie Stam Baking Cocoa 
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup* 
  • Sauce pan
  • Whisk 
  • Squeeze bottles 

In a small pot, bring water and sugar to a boil and whisk in cocoa, vanilla, salt, and corn syrup. Whisk until all of the solids have dissolved. Continuous stirring sauce until slightly thickened. Strain and cool to room temperature. Pour into squeeze bottles. Squeeze into cold milk and stir for delicious chocolate milk or serve on your favorite ice cream. Store under refrigeration for about 2 weeks. And, hey, it's fat free! *May substitute brown rice syrup for the light corn syrup, for a little healthier version