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Cocoa Butter

When It Comes to Chocolate, What Does Cocoa Percentage Actually Mean?

When it comes to chocolate, I used to belong to the cult of high cocoa percentage. My favorite was 70 percent, with a dash of 82.5 percent thrown in once in a while. The more I learned about chocolate...
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Raw Cacao Butter - What do I do with it?

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by alexa52 8 years ago

I have a 1/4 pound of cacao butter I bought at a co-op. I have never cooked with it before. Any suggestions or recipes would be great.

Stiffening Icing With Cocoa Butter

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by gothamette 7 years ago

I poked around the King Arthur Flour website for tips and ideas. They sell food grade cocoa butter for making chocolates - but they also said it's good for stiffening icing. http://www.kingarthu...

Where can you buy cocoa butter in the Twin Cities?

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by toxicostrich 4 years ago

I am trying to make bon bons but my chocolate isnt behaving well. Im thinking of adding a bit of cocoa butter to it to make it less thick. Does anyone know where you can buy cocoa butter for cu...

cocoa butter

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by halldor 4 years ago

A recent NY Times recipe for vegan roasted banana ice cream called for cocoa butter. Does anyone know where to find this ingredient, which I understand is also used in baking, in Toronto?

Coconut Oil Adequate Replacement for Cocoa Butter in Chocolate Thinning/Making?

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by gurlCulinaire 6 years ago

I am virtually out of cocoa butter and I need a hard fat to thin my chocolate. Does coconut oil work just as good as cocoa butter for this purpose? I have deodorized coconut oil. I'm not sure but I...

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