A food prepared by mixing chocolate liquor or cocoa powder with milk ingredients and sometimes a sweetener, such as sugar.
Small legumes that can be eaten in many different ways, such as roasted, salted or plain. Peanuts can also be ground into peanut butter.
The term “sugar” can be used to either refer specifically to sucrose or it can be used generally to refer to all simple sugars (lactose, glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, etc.).
Peanuts which have had some of their oil removed.
Oils that are less susceptible to rancidity because they have had their double bonds replaced with hydrogen, similar to saturated fatty acids. The process also results in a more solid fat at room temperature.
Oils that are derived from plants such as soybean, sunflower and safflower.
A sweetener made from corn starch. Also known as glucose syrup.
A reduced-calorie sugar alcohol derived from corn, and also found naturally in fruits like apples and pears. Sorbitol has about half the sweetness of sugar and is used to replace sugar, or as a humectant in foods to help preserve the moisture.
A simple sugar obtained most often from corn, but can be obtained from other sources as well, such as wheat, sorghum, and tapioca. Also known as glucose.
A natural flavor enhancer and preservative. Also known as table salt or sodium chloride.
Milk from which the fat has been removed. Also known as skim milk.
A substance found in the oil component of certain plants and eggs that acts as an emulsifier, to prevent ingredients from separating. Sources of lecithin include soy (soya), rice, sunflower, and eggs.
A natural gum obtained from red and purple seaweeds, often used to thicken food and keep ingredients from separating.
Used to adjust the pH to stabilize proteins in foods.
A form of citric acid. Often used as a flavoring agent and as a preservative to increase a product's shelf life.
A fine powder that has a slightly salty taste. Often used to help baked goods rise. Also known as sodium bicarbonate.
An ingredient used in the baking industry to help baked goods rise.