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Dark Cocoa Powder, Dutch Processed

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An ebony powder for your baking needs. When you need a bulk cocoa powder that makes for cakes the color of pitch our dark cocoa powder is up to the task and will deliver a deep chocolate favor.

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Dutch-processing is a means of neutralizing acidity in cocoa by washing it in a potassium solution. The result is a mellower flavor, but also a much darker cocoa powder. In fact, this is a black cocoa, meaning we’ve done more dutching than a sidewalk jump rope crew. The flavor is extra intense and quite dark, so it can be paired with a lighter natural cocoa powder to get the perfect balance of flavor and color. Use in baking in conjunction with baking powder as it has a higher level of acidity to activate the release of flavor and rise.

Feel free to use this in any recipe that calls for dark dutch processed cocoa powder. You can also substitute dark dutch processed cocoa powder for natural cocoa in any sauce or ice cream, but not in baking.

Additional Info

Additional Info
IngredientsCocoa (processed with alkali).
Basic PreparationReady to use as is, no preparation required.
Recommended ApplicationsCommonly used in desserts or anything sweet, Cocoa Powder can be found added to cookies, brownies, cakes, or doughnuts. A primary ingredient in chocolate candy bars, chocolate frosting, fudge, and hot cocoa, this Dark Cocoa Powder is a versatile spice. Used for hot and cold desserts and beverages, this product may also be added to spicy chili, sauces, or stews which is a traditional practice in Latin America.
Taste & AromaBittersweet
Product StylePowder
CuisineAmerican, Latin American, Mexican
QualitiesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Handling / StorageStore in a cool, dry place.
Shelf Life2 years
Country of OriginUnited States



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