Best Brands for Cooking with Chocolate
- Bittersweet chocolate - Sometimes called semisweet or dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate includes cocoa butter, sugar and at least 35% chocolate liquor. The cocoa butter content and sugar content will vary according to brand.
- Sweet chocolate - To be considered sweet chocolate, the product must have a minimum of 15% chocolate liquor. Cocoa butter and sugar content varies.
- Milk chocolate - This form of chocolate has a minimum of 10% chocolate liquor and consists of at least 12% milk. The milk can come in various forms such as milk powder or cream. Sugar content and cocoa butter content varies.- White chocolate - This form of chocolate will have at least 20% cocoa butter and 14% milk or milk products. Sugar content will vary. Chocoholics may not consider white chocolate to be a "true" chocolate because white chocolate doesn't have any chocolate liquor content.