Definitions for "Bittersweet chocolate"
A slightly sweetened dark chocolate that is primarily used for baking. These bars usually contain 25-50% cacao content. It is a little sweeter than unsweetened chocolate, but has less sugar and more liquor than semisweet chocolate. !-- google_ad_client = "pub-7825767598010574"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; google_ad_channel ="1104326661"; google_ad_type = "text_image"; google_color_border = "FFFFFF"; google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; google_color_link = "8B4513"; google_color_url = "000000"; google_color_text = "000000";
chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla; lecithin in usually added
Lightly sweetened eating or baking chocolate that generally contains about 40 percent cocoa butter. For superior quality, look for bittersweet chocolate with at least 50 percent cocoa butter. Store chocolate well wrapped in a cool, dry place for up to 4 months.