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Is cocoa bitter?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 4 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added over 4 years ago

Yes, it has a little bitterness to it but nothing overwhelming.

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drbabs

Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 4 years ago

With cocoa, as in life, you've got to take the bitter with the sweet.

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added over 4 years ago

The beans are very bitter due to the presence of tannin cocoa butter smells like chocolate, cocoa butter has a bland taste

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