Cocoa butter is a fat that is squeezed from chocolate tree grains. Cocoa butter is a very useful product. The structure is firm, similar to cream. The aroma is pleasant and rich, reminiscent of chocolate, but has no taste. Color - yellowish-white. Cocoa beans are harvested from the evergreen tree of the genus Theobrom. It grows in South Africa.
The fruits are collected, dried in pieces and packed in special containers. In a couple of days they begin to wander. The flesh of the fruit contains a lot of vegetable sugar, which decomposes into components. During fermentation, the fruit temperature reaches 50 degrees. Then the beans are passed through a filter, where they acquire a thick and dense shape.
The composition of the oil includes: vitamins, saturated fats, various acids, omega-3. It does not contain proteins and carbohydrates, only 100% fat. The caloric content of cocoa butter is 884 kcal per 100 grams.
Cocoa butter is used in medicine, cosmetology and of course in cooking.
In cooking, cocoa butter is used to make everyone's favorite chocolate, as well as icing for cakes, pies, etc.
Homemade chocolate recipe:
- Cocoa butter is melted and mixed with cocoa powder or carob. The ratio is 1: 5 with cocoa and 1: 1 with zerob.
- Then add sweeteners and nuts, dried fruits, spices and more.
- Then all this mass is poured into a mold and placed in the refrigerator.
Useful properties of cocoa butter:
- Cocoa butter has a healing effect. Therefore, it is used for the face, as well as for the whole skin. It helps with burns, rashes, dry skin, weathered lips.
- Very useful cocoa butter for colds. If you absorb a small piece 3 times a day, it will soften the throat, remove sputum.
- Cocoa butter contains plant pigments that strengthen capillaries, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease.
- The product has antitumor effects. Taking it reduces the risk of cancer.
- Cocoa butter improves brain function, increases concentration.
- The oil contains acids that prevent high blood cholesterol.
- Drinking oil for a month will improve your skin color and completely heal the body.
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