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Cereal Eats Taste Test: Which Chocolate Cereal Makes the Best Chocolate Milk?

All good things must come to an end. But luckily, when you hit that depressing moment when a bowl of cereal is done, you still have that magical elixir waiting for you as a last treat. You know what I'm talking about here, people. Cereal milk. We decided it was time for a blind taste test to find out which chocolate cereal makes the best milk. We went with the three most popular, purely chocolate cereals: Cocoa Krispies, Cocoa Puffs and Cocoa Pebbles. More

BraveTart: Homemade 'Hershey's Syrup'

Hershey's syrup enabled even the most gastronomically inept child miraculous culinary powers. With a single drizzle, a pedestrian glass of two-percent became the greatest beverage in all of kiddom: chocolate milk. Likewise, Hershey's syrup could transform a scoop of ice cream into a sundae. Even a slice of store bought angel food cake became something extraordinary when doused in Hershey's. More

Homemade 'Hershey's Syrup'

To be perfectly honest, I enjoy this syrup best with only 5 ounces of brown sugar. The lower sugar version makes a deep, rich, sophisticated chocolate syrup. But not "Hershey's Syrup." The absolute hallmark of Hershey's is its sweetness, so to stay true to your childhood memories, stick with 9 ounces. More

How to Make Better Chocolate Milk

I have to admit—I still love the already-cartoned, carrageenan-thickened, "chocolate flavor" style of chocolate milk quite a bit. But making it at home with cocoa powder will take you about 2.5 minutes and is damn tasty. A fun chocolate-geek bonus of this recipe: adding the cocoa to the hot milk "blooms" it, actually enhancing the chocolate flavor. More

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