About this item
Original Dutch Processed Cocoa invented by Van Houten in 1846 for Superior colour.
Very smooth mouth-feel with a slight hint of bitterness and a deep cocoa aroma.
Suitable for multiple applications cakes, brownies, muffins, glazing and much more!
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Shelf Life: 18 months
Van Houten are legendary in chocolate circles. Founded by Casparus van Houten in 1815, the Van Houten company invented two processes central to modern chocolate production – the cocoa press and the ‘dutching’ method of using alkaline salts to remove the bitter taste of cocoa. Now owned by Barry Callebaut, Van Houten specialise in cocoa powder and chocolate drinks.
100% pure cocoa powder with 10 – 12% cocoa butter and a medium brown colour
Natural cocoa with medium-intense chocolate taste
Alkalised for a gentler, less acidic flavour
Intense chocolatey taste with notes of caramel and nuts
Perfect for coating truffles or blending into bakery mixes, biscuit dough, sauces, creams and ice cream