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Cocoa powder

What is cocoa powder? About the ingredient cocoa powder. Including 1,742 recipes with cocoa powder, nutrition data, photos, where it's found, and video.

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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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Viva Naturals #1 Best Selling Certified Organic Cacao Powder from Superior Criollo Beans, 1 LB Bag

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by Viva Naturals

Guilt-Free Chocolate Experience - cacao powder offers a rich taste and bold chocolate flavor without the unwanted sugars and additives commonly found in processed treats. Bake healthy, yet delicious brownies, cookies and chocolate cake using our high quality cacao. Highly Prized Criollo Beans - Viva Naturals Cacao Powder is derived from prized Criollo cacao beans, revered as the highest quality variations of cacao, lacking traditional bitterness and offering exquisite chocolate taste. Uplifts Mood and Elevates Energy - add cacao to your favorite cup of java for a morning pick-me-up and an immediate boost of energy. Transform ordinary smoothies and shakes into chocolate wonder with heavenly cacao. Packed with Powerful Compounds - the antioxidants in cacao offer cellular defense against the effects of free radicals, improving the look of skin and promoting cellular repair and rejuvenation. Unrefined, Non-GMO and Certified Organic - unlike traditional cocoa, Viva Naturals Cacao Powder is unprocessed, retaining important nutrients like magnesium, calcium, iron, fiber and protein.

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HERSHEY'S Natural Unsweetened 100% Cocoa, Baking/Beverage, Gluten-Free, 23 Ounce Can

HERSHEY'S Natural Unsweetened 100% Cocoa, Baking/Beverage, Gluten-Free, 23 Ounce Can

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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

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Unsweetened Cocoa Pouch, 8 Ounce

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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

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Valrhona Chocolate Cocoa Powder 100% cacao 1 lb

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Valrhona is the most commonly used chocolate in fine restaurants and bakeries, and their cocoa powder is no different. The fat content is easy to use and adapt to any baking recipe

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Guittard Chocolate Cocoa Rouge Cocoa Powder Unsweetened, 8 oz

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Favored by professional pastry chefs for its intense bittersweet character

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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

Video

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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References

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