Use cocoa powder to flavour your hot cocoas, cakes, cookies and brownies, You can also add 1 or 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder to chili or meat stews for a rich, husky flavour.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature in a dry place.
Points of Interest:
This 10–12% fat cocoa powder gives a wonderful chocolatey flavour to your hot cocoas and baked goods.
Cocoa powder is the unsweetened powder produced by grinding cacao beans and pressing out the rich cocoa butter (fat). What remains is the cocoa solid, which is then ground to produce cocoa powder. Cocoa powder (or ground cocoa solid) is what lends chocolate its characteristic flavour and colour, while cocoa butter provides the smoothness.
This cocoa powder contains 10 - 12% fat which yields an aromatic flavour and excellent colour. Cocoa powder can be used in baking, candy making, beverages or dairy products.