What is white chocolate? About the ingredient white chocolate. Including 210 recipes with white chocolate, nutrition data, and where to find it.
White chocolate is a confection of sugar, cocoa butter, and milk solids. The melting point of cocoa butter is high enough to keep white chocolate solid at room temperature, yet low enough to allow white chocolate to melt in the mouth.
White chocolate is made of cocoa butter, milk, and sugar.
Most often, the cocoa butter is deodorized to remove its strong and undesirable taste that would negatively affect the flavor of the finished chocolate.
In the United States, since 2004, white chocolate must be (by weight) at least 20% cocoa butter, 14% total milk solids, and 3.5% milk fat, and no more than 55% sugar or other sweeteners.
White chocolate can be difficult to work with. When melted, the cocoa butter can occasionally split and create an oily compound that can be recovered by re-emulsifying.
White chocolate can be used for decoration of milk or dark chocolate confections or in any way chocolates might be used. Vanilla fudge is also marketed as white chocolate fudge.
White chocolate is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
White chocolate is a member of the Sweets USDA nutritional food group.
|1 cup chips||170|
|1 bar (3 oz)||85|
|British (UK) term:||White chocolate|
|en français:||le chocolat blanc|
|en español:||el chocolate blanco|
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