Can I use a 100% cocoa bar melted instead of cocoa?

  • Posted by: D-YUH
  • August 4, 2018


Nancy S. January 27, 2019
To substitute broken chocolate or chips for cocoa, what's the appropriate measure?
Smaug August 4, 2018
Well...… the bar will contain cocoa butter; the usual suggestion for substitution of cocoa for chocolate is 3 Tb. cocoa and 1 Tb. oil for 1 oz. unsweetened chocolate; you could work back from that to get a quantity. The cocoa butter will effect the recipe to some extent- you could either account for it by reducing other fat in the recipe, or let it go and hope for the best; it's very unlikely to be disastrous, you might even prefer it.
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