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Cocoa powder

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Cocoa solids  are the low-fat component of chocolate. When sold as an end product, it may also be called  cocoa powdercocoa, and  cacao.

The separation of the two components may be accomplished by a press, or by the Broma process. The resulting powder, sold as natural cocoa powder, is more reddish than the traditional "chocolate" color, and relatively low in pH, causing a sour or acidic taste. 

measuring cocoa powder

Dutch process chocolate has been treated so as to neutralize the acidity and has a milder flavor; it is also the traditional chocolate brown in color.

cocoa powder

Accordingly, health professionals recommend consuming chocolate in forms that are high in cocoa solids while low in cocoa butter, such as hot cocoa.

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HERSHEY'S Natural Unsweetened 100% Hot Cocoa, Baking, 23 Ounce Can

HERSHEY'S Natural Unsweetened 100% Hot Cocoa, Baking, 23 Ounce Can

by Hershey's

Perfect for baking and beverage making 100 percent cacao, non alkalized and unsweetened A gluten free and kosher cocoa powder Comes in re sealable cans to help keep cocoa fresh This product ships as a 23 ounce can

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Unsweetened Cocoa Pouch, 8 Ounce

Ghirardelli Chocolate Unsweetened Cocoa Pouch, 8 Ounce

by Ghirardelli

We hand-select the world's finest cocoa beans to create our proprietary bean blend and roast them to perfection then we slow-blend in the purest ingredients, to achieve our award-winning distinctively intense chocolate Ghirardelli Squares chocolates deliver the perfect balance of intense, slow-melting Ghirardelli chocolate and luscious fillings Chocolates deliver luxuriously deep and velvety chocolate Offering the essence of roasted chocolate, our versatile and deep, intense cocoa powder is non-alkalized and comes in a resealable pouch for easy scooping, measuring, and storing

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Cocoa Powder, 8 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Cocoa Powder, 8 oz

by 365

Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Quality ingredients, delicious flavor. From Fair Trade cocoa beans. No sugar added. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher, Certified Vegan, Whole Foods Whole Trade Guarantee Certifier.

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Ghirardelli Majestic Premium Cocoa Powder, 32 oz

Ghirardelli Majestic Premium Cocoa Powder, 32 oz

by Ghirardelli

20/22% cocoa butter content 100% cocoa Perfectly suited for premium baking

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Cacao Powder Organic - 1 Pound - Unsweetened Premium Grade Superfood (Raw) - USDA & Vegan Certified - Perfect for Keto, Breakfast, Hot Chocolate, Baking & Ice Cream.

Cacao Powder Organic - 1 Pound - Unsweetened Premium Grade Superfood (Raw) - USDA & Vegan Certified - Perfect for Keto, Breakfast, Hot Chocolate, Baking & Ice Cream.

by Zen Spirit

[Upgrade to Rich Authentic Cacao] 453.69 Grams / 16 oz / 1 lb Zen Spirit's High Quality/ Raw Organic Cacao Powder is independent from any typical Cacao Powder. This is all thanks to the Most Exclusive Tropical Forests in Ecuador. Where the Cacao Beans are hand picked by the best, made into cacao nibs, then gently grinded in low temperatures to reach our much less processed Cacao Powder, making it exceptional and highly beneficial for your overall health. [Chocolate that Melts in your Heart] If you love the mild taste of intense dark chocolate, you'll be sure to dig cacao's subtle bitter flavor and powerful Fino Aroma. A little goes a long way. You can expect an intense chocolatey kick with just a heaping tablespoon of our delicious Cacao Powder. Best of all, it dissolves easily with no added sugar. After all, chocolate is known to elevate mood, so the power of our Premium Cacao serves as an extra boost of pure bliss for almost any recipe. [Cacao Vs. Cocoa] Cacao Powder is significantly different from natural and dutch processed Cocoa Powder. The Cacao bean is a naturally High Antioxidant Food containing protein, calcium, magnesium etc. Thanks to it's antioxidant flavonoids, it's common source of benefits include; Strengthens Immune System, Reduces Inflammation, keeps your Heart Healthy and protects Skin from Damage. It is popularly known for suppressing appetite, increasing alertness; ultimately giving you a blast of energy. [An Excellent Alternative to Cocoa] Compliment your morning cup of coffee with the tasty flavor of Raw Cacao. Substitute Cocoa with our Premium Cacao by adding to a mocha smoothie, mix it in oatmeal, a protein shake, yogurt or ice cream. Replace Cocoa while baking homemade chocolate cakes/ frosting, dark chocolate bark or granola bars. Works great with vegan, keto, paleo, gluten-free recipes. Popular in Beer Recipes as well. The possibilities are endless. You may never want to use cocoa again. [BUY WITH CONFIDENCE] Organic Raw Cacao Powder has a shelf life of two to three years, following Proper Care. 100% Money Back Guarantee Policy. Our Excellent Customer Service Representatives will Kindly Accommodate you. We assure you your New Premium Organic (unsweetened) Cacao Powder will be your favorite new addition in the kitchen. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and check our website for fun and easy recipes using our products. We Thank You for Choosing Zen Spirit Foods.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (86g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 196Calories from Fat 106
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.8g 18%
Saturated Fat 6.9g 35%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 46.7g 16%
Dietary Fiber 29g 114%
Sugars 1.5
Protein 16.9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 11% Iron 66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Cocoa powder is usually found in the bakery section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Cocoa powder is a member of the Sweets USDA nutritional food group.

How much does cocoa powder weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 86
1 tbsp 5

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In Chinese:可可粉
British (UK) term: Cocoa powder
en français:la poudre de cacao
en español:polvo de cacao

Recipes using cocoa powder

There are 1953 recipes that contain this ingredient.

 Homemade Pinwheel  Cookies
50% Reduced Fat Chocolate Brownies
Alice's Biscotti Cioccolato
Almomd Chocolate-Spice Cookies
Almost Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Amazing Cincinnati Chili
Apple Walnut and Chocolate Cake
Applesauce Brownie Cupcakes
Applesauce Brownies
Applesauce Cake #2

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