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Recipes Featuring Chocolate

  • Chocolate Water Icing
    1 square chocolate 3 tablespoon boiling water 1 1/2 cup pulverized sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Souffle | 1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 2 tablespoons milk
    1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 2 tablespoons milk 4 tablespoon oil 2 squares grated chocolate 2 cups milk 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs
  • Easy Chocolate Frosting
    1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • Hot Chocolate | 1/4 lb chocolate or 1/2 cake
    1/4 lb chocolate or 1/2 cake Boiling water Milk
  • Chocolate Tarts
    4 eggs, separated 1/2 cake of Baker's chocolate, grated 1 Tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in water 3 Tbsps milk 4 Tbsps white sugar 2 tsps vanilla 1/8 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp butter, melted
  • Plain Chocolate Icing
    4 Tbsps grated chocolate 3 Tbsps milk or cream 1 Tbsp water 3 1/2 ounces sugar
  • Chocolate Cake | 3 eggs
    3 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup melted butter Milk 2 cups flour 2 teaspoon baking powder Filling: 1 cake chocolate and 1 cup water Confectioner's sugar to make it stiff
  • Chocolate Cake | 1 lb sugar
    1 lb sugar 1 1/2 lbs butter 8 eggs, lightly beaten 1 lb flour 1 tsp baking soda 2 ounces & 2 tsps milk 2 tsps cream of tartar Lemon or vanilla extract For the icing: 9 Tbsps water 1 lb sug
  • Chocolate Cookies
    1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 4 squares chocolate, melted Vanilla
  • Chocolate Icing | Egg whites
    Egg whites Powdered sugar Chocolate, very finely grated

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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