While Zotter Chocolate bars are delectable enjoyed on their own, they can also be the foundation for delicious recipes like brownies, chocolate cakes, and other baked goods that call for high-quality chocolate. When you are cooking with chocolate, there are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure that your recipes come out perfectly. Continue reading for a look at how to get the most out of your favorite chocolate recipes.
Always Purchase High-Quality Chocolate
With most recipes containing chocolate, the chocolate is the star of the show. Therefore, the final dish will only be as good as the chocolate you put in it. Cooking with chocolate is not the time to skimp on ingredients and settle for a bag of chocolate chips from the grocery store. Instead, opt for bean to bar chocolate that’s made from high-quality cocoa and doesn’t contain additives that could infuse unwanted flavors or textures into your recipe. If you are cooking with white chocolate, it’s even more important to shop from gourmet chocolate producers. Lower quality white chocolate doesn’t contain cocoa butter at all, so it won’t deliver the subtle flavor notes and buttery smooth texture your recipe calls for.
Pay Attention to Your Recipe
Not all chocolate is alike. If your recipe calls for 100% dark chocolate, you won’t get great results by subbing in a milk chocolate bar. Carefully read your recipe and understand what type of chocolate you need.
Melt Chocolate With Gentle Heat
Most chocolate recipes will require you to melt your chocolate before adding it to other ingredients. When you do melt chocolate, you’ll typically want to use a double boiler to apply gentle, even heat that will slowly melt it. Exposing chocolate to high, direct heat can cause it to break and become grainy. Labooko pure chocolate bars from Zotter Chocolate offer the perfect addition to any recipe that calls for high-quality, gourmet chocolate. From pure white chocolate to 100% dark chocolate, we have the chocolate varieties you need to create something delicious in your own kitchen. Browse our selection online and have our chocolate bars shipped directly to your door with our no-melt guarantee.