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Thursday, August 19, 2010

What do you mean it’s Not Chocolate?

Chocolate liquor, which is not alcohol, is the key ingredient in the production of all chocolates on the market. Therefore "Officially" white chocolate cannot be chocolate as it does not contain chocolate liquor. The key ingredients in white chocolate are cocoa butter, sugar, milk solids, lecithin and vanilla. Be on the lookout for inferior “white chocolate” as it will contain "vegetable fat"among its ingredients.

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Unlike cocoa solids which are used to produce chocolate, cocoa butter does not contain caffeine. Additional benefits of cocoa butter used to produce white chocolate it's stable fat, which has a long life span without spoiling; contains several natural antioxidants giving it a shelf life of several years. Products such as soaps, moisturizers and other skin care products, are also produced using cocoa butter for its stability.

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Are you a White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolate lover?

13 comments:

  1. Hi... You know I never had a sweet tooth until those wicked mid fourties came along.. as a kid I ate white chocoltae... now milk chocolate :-)
    I hope you plant a garden for your Father that is a beautiful thing! My Grandfather was the gardener when I was growing up though he mostly loved to grow veggies.. I think I got the passion from him, and always think about him when I plant my veggies :-)
    Bella

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  2. Love white and milk.
    I would love white the most except a little goes a very long way and it's too hard to over indulge.
    Which of course all women need to at one point of time or another!

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  3. I hate dark chocolate but the other two do just fine!

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  4. I love a white hot chocolate from time to time but usually I go for the 70% dark chocolate :O) YUM! Hershey's Hugs are very hard to resist tho!

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  5. I am an all chocolate lover :)
    Right now...Cinnamon bears covered with chocolate...
    Talking about you on my blog :)
    Hugs
    Frenchy

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  6. I'm far from being a chocoholic, but I do like a taste from time to time. I refuse to discriminate when it comes to the confection. I like them all! My favorite is probably milk chocolate (with caramel). -Eastlyn

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  7. i love it ALL! and as my sweet-talkin' southern mama would say,
    Honey, sometimes chocolate is better than a man! (imagine THAT in a TN drawl!) ;-)

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  8. Usually a mile chocolate lover. But I have discovered Blue Diamond Brand dark chocolate almonds. I put them in ice cream last night and thought I had found the perfect dessert!!!
    xo
    lynn

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  9. Dark chocolate all the way! I even prefer to use dark chocolate in my baking. Makes the best brownies and cake!

    Hope you had a great day!

    ~ Tracy

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  10. I love ALL chocolate, but my favorite is dark chocolate, especially with some red wine. Yum!

    Hugs,
    Kat

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  11. i'm a milk chocolate lover!!!!

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  12. It's milk chocolate for me. But lots & lots of it!

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  13. MILK. No doubt. PS My dad is allergic to chocolate, could you imagine!??? No, me neither.

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