Is cocoa bitter?
Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.
Yes, it has a little bitterness to it but nothing overwhelming.
Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.
With cocoa, as in life, you've got to take the bitter with the sweet.
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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