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Recipes Featuring Chocolate

  • Dad's Chocolate Cookies
    1/2 cup flour (on light side) 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 lb (16 oz) bittersweet chocolate 1/4 cup butter 1 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 Tbsp vanilla 5 standard (1.4 oz) to
  • Viennese Thickened Chocolate
    4 squares of rich, unsweetened chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 pints milk 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Chocolate Water Icing
    1 square chocolate 3 tablespoon boiling water 1 1/2 cup pulverized sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Nut Cake
    1/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 cup flour 4 teaspoon baking powder 2 square chocolate 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Caramels
    1 cup chocolate, grated 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup molasses 1 cup milk or cream Butter the size of an egg 1 Tbsp vanilla (optional)
  • 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 Caramels II
    1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup molasses 3 squares of grated chocolate 1 cup cream or milk 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsps butter 1 cup whole nut meats
  • Hot Chocolate | 1/4 lb chocolate or 1/2 cake
    1/4 lb chocolate or 1/2 cake Boiling water Milk
  • Chocolate III
    2 ounces sweetened chocolate 4 cups milk Few grains salt Whipped Cream
  • Baked Chocolate Pudding
    1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp baking powder 1 heaping Tbsp butter 2 squares chocolate 1/2 cup flour Vanilla For sauce: 2 egg yoks, beaten 2 egg whites, beaten 1 cup sugar

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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