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BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE

 

Bittersweet chocolate is used mostly in baking.

Chocolate liquor to which sweeteners and cocoa butter have been added. Also known as dark chocolate. According to government standards, it must contain at least 35 percent chocolate liquor. Its fat content averages 27 percent. Tastes rich and smooth. Strongest chocolate flavor with minimal dairy or milk flavor. Flavor depends on cocoa bean blend rather than dairy ingredients. Used for chocolate chips; bakery coatings.
National Confectioners Association & Chocolate Manufacturers Association
 

Semisweet chocolate contains 15% - 35% chocolate liquor.

 


 

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