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All About Chocolate

History of Chocolate

History

Humans have been enjoying chocolate in some form or another for thousands of years, from Precolumbian...

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Types of Chocolate

Types of Chocolate

There are a variety of types of chocolate available. Unsweetened is made of...

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Nutritional value of Chocolate

Nutritional value

Chocolate, whatever form it takes, can have both positive and negative effects on personal health...

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Chocolate Recipes

86-Proof Chocolate Cake

86-Proof Chocolate Cake

Adapted from Maida Heatter’s Book of Chocolate Desserts This is a moist dark cake with bourbon and coffee. Make it in...

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Boysenberry Chocolate Brownie

Boysenberry Chocolate Brownie

Every now and then you deserve a treat and chocolate and berries are a sublime...

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Chocolate Mud Pie Recipe

Chocolate Mud Pie Recipe

This is a simple, delicious recipe for chocolate mud pie.

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Types of Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Although there is no legal definition for what makes a chocolate “dark,” in general dark chocolate...

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White Chocolate

White Chocolate

While its many lovers may not be too concerned about classifications, some, including the U.S. Food...

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Cocoa Powder

Cocoa Powder

Many of us may remember cocoa powder in the pantry, going into the baked goodies our mothers made for a birthday...

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Mint Chocolate

Mint Chocolate

Mint chocolate is a popular variety of flavored chocolate created when mint flavoring is added to plain chocolate....

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Swiss Chocolate

Swiss Chocolate

Considering the fact that cacao is grown in tropical climates and Switzerland has never had colonies in the New...

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Dutched Chocolate

Dutched Chocolate

If you are an amateur cook or baker, it’s possible that you’ve never purchased cocoa that has not been “dutched.”

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Compound Chocolate

Compound Chocolate

How often have heard an advertisement for a candy with a “chocolatey coating?” That coating probably isn’t...

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Couverture Chocolate

Couverture Chocolate

Have you ever attended a wedding or other formal event and seen a fountain of cascading chocolate? Chances...

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Chocolate Liquor

Chocolate Liquor

Chocolate liquor (cocoa liquor) is pure chocolate in its liquid form. Like the cocoa beans (nibs) from which it is...

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Chocolate Goodies

Chocolate Cakes

Chocolate Cakes

Black Forest cake
The cake is named after the mountain range in south-western Germany but...

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Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Cookies

Afghan biscuit
Its still unanswered as to whether they originated from New Zealand or neighbouring...

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Chocolate Candies

Chocolate Candies

Candy bar
Up to and including the 19th century, candy of all sorts was typically sold by weight...

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Chocolate Drinks

Chocolate Drinks

Banania
During a visit near Lake Managua, Nicaragua, in 1909, the journalist Pierre...

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Chocolate Confectioner

Chocolate Confectioner

Choco Pie
In recent years Orion has used the Choco Pie to gain a foothold in foreign markets...

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Chocolate Syrup

Chocolate Syrup

Chocolate syrup is a chocolate flavored condiment. It is often used as a topping for various desserts, such as ice...

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Chocolate Spread

Chocolate Spread

Somewhere between solid chocolate and chocolate drinks there are chocolate spreads. They are an important...

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Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding

Pudding is a dessert that can be classified into two main types: A custard-like version set in starch that is boiled then...

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Cocoa tree

Cocoa tree

The cocoa tree, also known as the cacao tree or by its scientific name, theobrama cacao, is a small (15–26 ft tall)...

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Cocoa bean

Cocoa bean

That bar of chocolate you may regularly enjoy had its unlikely origin in the cocoa bean, the basic building block...

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Chocolate Production Methods

Chocolate Production Methods

Improving the taste and utility of chocolate has been an ongoing process since...

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