This is a fine organic dutched cocoa powder; it has a very pure and powerful flavour and a beautiful brown colour. With no sugar added, this mouth-watering, chocolate powder is ideal for making truffles, mousse or hot chocolate.
Processing: After harvesting the cocoa fruits from the cocoa tree the fruits are opened and the fresh beans taken out. During the fermentation process the fruit pulp is reduced. The fermented cocoa beans are then dried, cleaned and pre-roasted, broken and cleaned once more. The broken cocoa beans are first dutched, then roasted, cooled down and ground. The result is the cocoa mass. This cocoa mass is pressed until the fat content comes to the declared level. Besides the separated cocoa butter remains the solid components that are crushed, ground and stabilised (by cooling down, warming up, cooling down) and result in cocoa powder.
This low fat type contains 10-12% of cocoa butter is commonly used to flavour baked products (cakes, cookies, etc.), cream, butter cream, whipped cream etc.
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