A blend of chocolate liquor with cocoa butter, sugar, flavor such as vanilla or other ingredients, and sometimes an emulsifier, such as lecithin. In the U.S., semi-sweet chocolate is required to contain a minimum of 35% chocolate liquor. Also known as bittersweet chocolate.
A sweetener made from corn starch. Also known as glucose syrup.
A mixture of glucose and fructose that is sweeter than sugar, more soluble and doesn't crystallize as quickly.
The fat that occurs naturally in milk. Also referred to as butter fat.
Milk from which the fat has been removed. Also known as skim milk.
Salt obtained from the evaporation of seawater.
A food additive that adds or enhances the flavor of food and drinks and is made from components obtained by chemical synthesis.
A fine powder that has a slightly salty taste. Often used to help baked goods rise. Also known as sodium bicarbonate.
Small, oval nuts that grow inside the fruit on the almond tree. Almonds can be eaten in many different ways, such as roasted and salted, and can even be ground into flour or churned into almond butter.
Small legumes that can be eaten in many different ways, such as roasted, salted or plain. Peanuts can also be ground into peanut butter.
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