Good news for dark chocolate lovers

2 July 2020
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The recently launched Whittaker’s Cocoa Lovers Collection is Whittaker's darkest chocolate range ever. Featuring;

  •  70% Cocoa Samoa Chocolate, which replaces Whittaker’s existing 64% Samoan Cacao 100g block, showcasing the delicate, sweet and creamy flavour of Samoan cocoa beans.
  • 76% Cocoa Nicaragua Chocolate, crafted with premium quality, speciality Nicaraguan cocoa beans grown in volcanic soils in some of the oldest heirloom cocoa plantations in the world, giving a bright, fruity flavour with a rich aroma. 
  • 86% Cocoa Ghana Chocolate, which intensifies the layers of Ghanaian cocoa flavour with a roasted nutty finish.
  • 92% Cocoa Ghana Chocolate, which delivers a strong, rich flavour but also the melt-in-the-mouth experience that is characteristic of Whittaker’s steadfast commitment to quality.

A recipe for you to try at home:

Recipe: Whittaker’s 86% Ghana Truffles

Thumbnail Whittaker’s 86 Ghana Truffles

Prep time 2.5hr

Servings 12

Difficulty 1 out of 5

Ingredients

· 2x 100g blocks Whittaker’s 86% Ghanaian chocolate

· 150ml Double Cream

· 1 Tbs Unsalted Butter

Garnish

· Unsweetened cocoa powder, chopped roasted hazelnuts, freeze dried strawberries/raspberries

Method

1. Place the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl. Set aside.

2. On the stove, or in the microwave, heat the cream until it is simmering.

3. Add the butter to the chocolate and pour the cream over top of the chocolate. Let the warm cream and chocolate sit for 5 minutes. Stir until the chocolate has completely melted. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

4. Scoop the set truffle mixture into 2 teaspoon-sized mounds. Roll each into balls.

5. Roll each into toppings, if desired.

6. Cover tightly and store truffles at room temperature for 3-4 days or in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Truffles taste best at room temperature!

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