Some people choose nut toppings on their desserts, while the others show their loyalty towards fresh fruits. These toppings not only add value to the taste, but also beautify the overall presentation of the serving. However, if there were awards given for best garnishing, then amongst all nominations, hands down, chocolate syrup would sweep to victory.
Ice creams, cakes, milkshakes, pancakes or puddings, their essence is always heightened when the decadent garnish – chocolate syrup, is poured over them. It is quite surprising to know people’s fascination with the flavour of chocolate; the more they have it, the more they want to add it to everything. According to a survey, 58% of its respondents claimed their favourite cake flavour as chocolate. Other popular flavours included vanilla, strawberry and red velvet, namely.
Perhaps, that’s why, today in almost every household one can find a chocolate syrup bottle standing in elegance, in the refrigerator cabinet. It is always an invited VIP guest in the party of desserts. Hence, its storage should also be carefully taken care of, so as to avoid compromising its decent shelf life. Here are the 3 utilitarian steps to know if your chocolate syrup is good to eat:
- After using it, let Liebherr’s technology assist the favourite dessert guest with its effective storage functions
- Pay heed to the syrup’s shelf life, determined by its ingredients and the ‘best before’ date
- Ensure that it is stored in a tightly closed container to prevent unwanted contaminants or moisture
- Unopened syrup bottles should be kept in the dark, away from any light, in pantries. They can last for about 2-3 years.
- These instructions are for a typical chocolate syrup bottle. Some brands have different instructions on storage. Read them carefully.
Because of the people whose perpetual food cravings are actually sweet indulgences, chocolate syrup comes in different consistencies. Along with catering to the presentation and cravings, the syrup decided to fulfill people’s appetizing experience by being available in the form of sauce too.
Also, since people today are getting more diet conscious, as well as looking for products free from supplementary preservatives, chocolate syrups’ ingredients are enhanced so that they continue to delight and accompany our favourite desserts.
You may also find chocolate syrups to be:
Yes, a healthy version of chocolate syrup does exist. So every member of the family can now open their Liebherr refrigerator and allow themselves to immerse in the intense flavours of it, barring thoughts about its unhealthiness.
And what’s better is this recipe of chocolate syrup for your next experiment in the kitchen!
We are not responsible for the syrup to be devoured during its making itself.
- ½ cup of water
- ½ cup of sugar
- ½ tsp of vanilla extract
- 2 tsp of butter
- 2 ½ tsp of cornstarch
- 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
- 1 quart. of vanilla ice cream
Grab a microwave-safe dish.
Blend the water, sugar, cornstarch and cocoa to get a smooth paste. Leave it in the microwave at high temperature for about 3 mins.
Stir it a couple of times until you notice some bubbles.
Try not to eat it already!
Add butter and vanilla extract while you stir them together, until you reach the consistency desired.
Indulge straight into it by drizzling it all over a bowl of classic vanilla ice cream!
We see you’re melting quicker than that bowl of ice cream. Go on, give in to the tempting indulgence already!