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Chocolates for Your Sweet Tooth

Chocolates are exceptionally popular flavor. And who else in the world would not like it? People are so in love with chocolates that they put it in almost everything that they can think of be it in desserts such as mousse, pudding, cakes, chocolate chip cookies and chocolate brownies.

Chocolate Inception!

As a matter of fact, there are many candies as well that are either coated or filled with sweetened chocolate as well as bars of solid chocolate and even candy bars that are coated in chocolate which are eaten as snacks. Gifts of chocolates are possible as well by molding it into different shapes from coins, hearts, eggs and everything that you can think of. On Western Holidays, there is a surge in chocolate purchase in the market similar to Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, Easter and Christmas. Furthermore, Chocolate can be seen being used in hot and cold beverages which are perfect when taking breakfast in your adjustable bed.

While chocolates are used in myriad of applications, it falls into 3 major categories and these are Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate and Milk Chocolate.

Dark Chocolate

This is actually chocolate liquor, sugar, emulsifier which is often lecithin, vanilla or other flavors and extra cocoa butter. Dark chocolates might have milk fat in order to soften its texture but it don’t have that noticeable milky flavor taste.

Darker chocolates normally have higher cacao contents meaning, they have higher proportion of cocoa beans compared to other chocolates.

White Chocolate

As for white chocolates, this features cocoa butter. Think of milk chocolate but without the solid cocoas. Apart from the cocoa butter, milk solids, sugar, vanilla and lecithin, white chocolate might contain other flavors too. At the least, it has 20 percent cocoa butter, 55% sugar or less and 14% milk solids.

Milk Chocolate

You’re be surprised to know that creamy and sweet milk chocolate is not frequently made with frothy, cold milk. Rather, it is made using dry milk solids which looks more like powdered milk. Milk chocolates also have a minimum of 12% milk solids and 10% cocoa liquor by weight. This is basically the commonest type of eating chocolate.