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Recipes Featuring Chocolate

  • Chocolate Caramels | 1 cup condensed milk
    1 cup condensed milk 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 cup corn syrup 3 Tbsps butter 3 squares unsweetened chocolate 1 tsp vanilla
  • Viennese Thickened Chocolate
    4 squares of rich, unsweetened chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 pints milk 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Chocolate Blanc Mange No. 1
    2 tablespoons gelatine 1/4 cup cold water 4 ounces Lowneys Premium Chocolate 2 cups scalded milk 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Fudge, No 1 | 2 cups sugar
    2 cups sugar 1 cup milk 1/4 cup cocoa Pinch of soda Vanilla to taste 2 Tbsps butter 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • Easy Chocolate Frosting
    1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • Chocolate III
    2 ounces sweetened chocolate 4 cups milk Few grains salt Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Mold
    4 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup mold 2 cups scalded milk 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup blanched almonds 3 ounces Lowneys Premium Chocolate, melted tablespoon
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Creams
    1/2 cup fondant 3 Tbsps peanut butter 1/2 tsp vanilla Few grains salt Chocolate coating
  • Chocolate Filling
    2 tablespoons coffee 1 tablespoon melted butter 2 cups or more powdered sugar 2 tablespoons cream 2 tablespoons cocoa or 1 square melted chocolate
  • Chocolate Creams | Flour
    Flour Fondant 1 cake Chocolat-Menier Paraffine Butter 1/4 tsp vanilla

About Chocolate

  • Chocolate has been linked to improved mood and emotional state because many scientists believe it boosts endorphin and serotonin levels in the brain
  • Dark chocolate has a higher ratio of cacao solids and lower ratio of milk and cacao butter than milk chocolate
  • Dark chocolate can increase the blood flow to arteries, and the entire circulatory system
  • Dark chocolate contains high antioxidant content which lowers LDL "bad" cholesterol
  • Rudolphe Lindt developed a process of using heat and friction to create the smooth chocolate product that we enjoy today
  • John Cadbury was one of the first chocolate makers in England and produced chocolate for Queen Victoria
  • The production of chocolate expanded dramatically when a Dutch scientist figured out how to make chocolate powder in the early 1800's
  • Chocolate was enjoyed strictly by royalty in Europe as a drink with amazing health benefits
  • Cacao butter is the natural fat found in the cacao seed also known as the 'Nib'
  • The custom of drinking chocolate was passed along from the Mayans to the Europeans
  • The cacao tree which bears the fruit that is needed to make chocolate is indigenous to South America and is known as Theobroma cacao
  • Chocolate is created by extracting the seeds of the cacao pod, then sunning and fermenting the product
  • The Mayans and the Aztecs consumed chocolate in magnificent quantities and often enjoyed it as a cold and spicy drink
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