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am making https://food52.com/blog/10307-flourless-chocolate-cake on the urgent fly. Not much of a baker, so don't know what I can substitute for Dutch

Processed sugar.

asked by Chef Lisa over 2 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added over 2 years ago

I think you mean Dutch processed cocoa powder -- do you have any cocoa powder? If not, I think it's worth a trip to the store to get cocoa powder (and no problem if it's not Dutch process).

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boulangere

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added over 2 years ago

If you only have "natural," which is to say, "un-Dutched" cocoa powder, go ahead and use it. Flourless chocolate cakes contain no leavening, such as baking soda, which is the issue with Dutched vs. natural cocoa powders.