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Chocolate Recipes

What Is Blonde Chocolate? (Toasted White Chocolate)

If this is the first you’re hearing of blonde chocolate, my apologies, but you’re a bit late to the party. Blonde chocolate, also commonly called toasted white chocolate or caramelized chocolate, is a relatively recent addition to the chocolate spectrum. It’s basically a cooked white chocolate which takes advantage of the Maillard reaction to lend …

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Baking With Craft Chocolate (Guide)

If you’re on this page, you’re likely familiar with craft chocolate, also known as bean to bar chocolate. For those who aren’t, this particular type of chocolate is known for being an ethical, transparently-sourced, and much tastier version than its generic counterparts. Craft chocolate also happens to be easier than ever to find, both online …

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Easy Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Jump To Recipe Who ever said you can’t have cookies for breakfast? Ever since quarantine started, the most consistent part of my days has been a cup of coffee each morning. And later, a cookie (or three) after dinner. Other than my Peruvian pancake recipe, this coffee chocolate cookie recipe has become one of the …

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​Bag to Bar: How to Make White Chocolate at Home

As kids, we learn to eat our colors. This chocolate is white, maybe an aged-parchment shade of white, though white all the same. But the packaging, oh the packaging is super colorful. That counts, right? I think my mom would be on board. In fact, she has all the tools to make this “bag to …

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70% Vietnamese Dark Chocolate: Doomed DIY

There are lots of accessible DIY instructions on the internet these days, especially for recipes. But have you ever followed one, already knowing it would fail? I mean, a lot of things taste better homemade, but unfortunately chocolate is not often one of them. Making smooth and appetizing chocolate is an involved and expensive undertaking that most all do-it-yourselfers are …

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60% Goat’s Milk Chocolate: It Doesn’t Kid Around

Pulling information from a wide variety of home chocolate makers who have posted online, as well as little tidbits from the professionals I have worked with and read about, I have calculated my own recipe for a dark goat’s milk chocolate. If you are also a home chocolate hobbyist who wants to follow along, add …

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