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The Types of Chocolate You Need to Know About for All Your Dessert (and Snacking) Needs

The Types of Chocolate You Need to Know About for All Your Dessert (and Snacking) Needs.Use this overview of chocolate types (such as milk, unsweetened, bittersweet, and semisweet chocolates) to ace your next big dessert project.Unsweetened cocoa results from a final extraction of cocoa butter from chocolate liquor, resulting in a solid product that is ground into a powder.Milk chocolate must contain at least 10% chocolate liquor and 12% milk with added cocoa butter and sugar.Sweet and semisweet contain 15% to 35% chocolate liquor and have more sugar than bittersweet chocolate.Bittersweet chocolate has 35% or higher chocolate liquor and has less sugar than semisweet.Sometimes called baking chocolate, this type of chocolate is pure chocolate and cocoa butter with no sugar added. .White chocolate is made by combining cocoa butter (which is extracted from cacao beans) with sugar and milk solids

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