Friday, July 22, 2011

Chocolate

   Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the cacao tree. The story of chocolate spans more than 2,000 years and now circles the globe. Here is my version of a delicious, delectable, soothing home made chocolate.
Ingredients

-Milk Powder – 200gms (11/2Cups)—Nestle Dairy Whitener
-Cocoa Powder - 3 tbsps
-Sugar – 1 Cup
-Water – 1/2 Cup
-Unsalted Butter – 1/2 cup

Recipe

1) Take a pan and grease it with butter and keep aside.
2) Mix the milk powder and cocoa powder and sift with a sieve.
3) Heat a pan, add sugar and water and keep stirring till the sugar is dissolved and bubbles appear.
4) Then reduce the flame and keep stirring till you get a one-thread consistency (Syrup when stretched between thumb and index fingers comes like one-thread) or get 110 C with the candy thermometer.
5) To this mix in butter. Stir till the butter melts.
6) Then add the milk powder and cocoa powder mixture.
7) Once all dry ingredients and wet ingredients mix they will look like a smooth chocolate batter. Further cook on low flame for 2 minutes stirring all the while.
8) Then transfer the prepared chocolate to the pan and spread evenly.
9) Allow to cool in room temperature. Then cut into desired shapes.


Tips

1) Sift for more then two times so that we get a fine powder.
2) Once you lower the flame after the bubbles appear keep the stove in low throughout.
3) I left the chocolate to set for more then eight hours.
4) Add few nuts or raisins to make your own fruit and nut chocolate.

16 comments:

  1. Nothing can beat homemade chocolate, your's is simple to follow and thus, any novice chocolate-maker (like me) can try her hands on this recipe. Thanks!

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  2. Who doesnt love chocolates... and that too homemade... Love it... U have a lovely blog dear.. Happy to follow u... Do stop by @ Myculinarytrialroom when u have time...

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  3. Simple recipe!!! Would love to try these make at home chocs!!

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  4. looks wonderful delicious as icing on cakes as well wonderfully done chocolates Savitha

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  5. I liked this recipe, and indeed the entire blog.
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  6. Love the homemade chocolates..

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  7. Nice.. chocolate always brings a smile to anyones face..
    heres a vegan version if u would like to try it without all that butter:)
    http://www.naturalhealthstrategies.com/how-to-make-chocolate.html

    Thansk for dropping by my blog
    Richa @ http://hobbyandmore.blogspot.com/

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  8. Thank you Richa for the lovely recipe...would definitely try this and also tell you how we enjoyed the yummy treat....
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  9. Homemade chocolate!!!! I am all for it ;))
    US Masala

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  10. I'm always in for chocolate and who can so to home made ones.


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  11. Simple and tasty .. First time here and love your blog. Following you.

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  12. I love chocolate and this is a recipe that I don't have. Thanks for sharing!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  13. I always love home made chocolate!!!!
    i want one piece plz!!!!

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  14. Delicious homemade chocolates.Irresistible.

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