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Taste your way through the wonderful world of chocolate, from ultra-dark baking bars to super-sweet treats. And be sure to check out a photo flipbook of our favorite decadent chocolate treats.
This bitter bar is 100 percent cacao (entirely derived from the cocoa bean) with no added sugar. It’s used primarily for baking, and is generally considered too harsh and “chalky” tasting for plain old eating.
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This one has three categories: unsweetened (no sugar at all), bittersweet (a hint of sweetness), and semisweet (the sweetest of the bunch). The higher the percentage of cacao (it’s usually printed on the label), the less added sugar, which means a more bitter flavor.
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