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Cacao Barry Cocoa Powder 100% Cocoa Extra Brute, 2.2 lb
- Ideal product for mousses, creams, ice-creams, sorbets, confectionery coverings, decoration
- Large 2.2 lb family size bag
- Made by one of Europe's most renowned chocolatiers
- 100% cocoa
- Premium quality cocoa powder
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Size: 1kg (2.2lbs)
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Top Customer Reviews
This is MUCH better than Droste (which, in my opinion, is tasteless)-
It is better than Penzys, slightly better than Double-Dutch Dark from King Arthur, but not as good as Bensdorp.
I use this stuff *exclusively* to make hot cocoa, using 2% milk and either dark brown sugar or blue agave syrup, depending on my mood. Trust me; I'll NEVER go back to regular cocoa again. The dark chocolate contains more antioxidants and is more flavorful than the bleached Hershey's offerings, and I use less than half the sugar one would normally put in cocoa (about two tablespoons per 10oz mug).
My recipe: Into 12oz warm milk (just past drinking temperature, NEVER boiled) add two tablespoons dark cocoa powder, and 1-2 tablespoons (level) dark brown sugar (to taste) OR one tablespoon agave syrup. Stir. Add vanilla or cinnamon if desired (not required).
A much healthier, and MUCH TASTIER alternative to the powder packets on sale at the supermarket.
Starbucks wishes it had cocoa this good. **IT DOESN'T**
If you want a reasonably priced cocoa that compares well to the best cocoa, this is the cocoa to get. Sure, if money were no object, I would get Valrhona, but this cocoa is what I keep in my pantry. I give it 4 stars because it is not the very best, but honest, it is great cocoa, and you will not be disappointed. It is not overly-dutched, and thus not too bitter. The color is excellent, and will give you cakes and frosting that are almost black in color.
Update on 02/16/2013
Due to Amazon pricing for bulk (3kg) purchases, Valrhona ends up being competitively priced (Extra Brute is $26/kg and Valrhona is $25/kg), so it is a no-brainer - get the Valrhona. However, if you have access to a local store that sells Extra Brute at reasonable prices (Qzina had it for $16/kg in south Florida), I would get the Extra Brute. But again, at Amazon-only prices, you would be a fool not to get Valrhona.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Works perfect. The real stuff. Is amazing for brownies and cakes especially. Also use for macarons.Published 6 days ago by Amazonlover
I first bought a bag of this type of cocoa many years ago at a chocolate specialty shop in New York State. It was very pricey back then - can you believe I paid $42 for it? Read morePublished 19 days ago by D. L. Lederman
if you love chocolate and love to see its deep, dark color on everything you consume such as cookies, cakes, rolls, etc, then this is your must get powder. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JZ
Love the rich flavor of this cocoa in my chocolate cakes and brownies.I do a great deal of baking for friends and family that are chocoholics, and they all rave about the flavor of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Grace
It's an unbelievable pain in the ass to dissolve into anything, but it's worth it. This is darker than average and higher fat content than average cocoa powder, and it's wonderful.Published 2 months ago by kunal lyons
treat yourself to this luxury at least once. quality ingredients take all your recipes to another levelPublished 2 months ago by Austen Fan