Is White Choccy real choccy ?

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Is White Choccy real choccy ?
« on: 15/04/2008 21:49:47 »
Dear Chocoholics,


Y'know ?...there's nothing quite like a ten mile jog in some white choccy trainers that ewe can then consume afterwards !

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Hmmm.....taste that sweaty-foot-odour-cheesy-athletes-foot goodness !!


Is White chocolate real chocolate ?....surely chocolate is....erhmm...choccy coloured !! ?..


Like my set of tools here !!

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what is it then in chocolate that makes chocolate ....chocolate then ?


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« Reply #1 on: 15/04/2008 23:33:29 »

As I understand it, white chocolate is just really sweet flavored sugar!  No chocolate at all.

By the way.... what do you work on with those  tools??? Lol... have you developed some mechanical abilities...lately???? LOL! 

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« Reply #2 on: 15/04/2008 23:37:53 »
They're what you use for chocolate nuts  [:D]
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« Reply #3 on: 15/04/2008 23:52:46 »
Oooh.... that could be painful!!!! LOl!!!

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« Reply #4 on: 16/04/2008 00:06:40 »
They're what you use for chocolate nuts  [:D]

Dr Beaver, no Chocolate nuts are just Nuts that have been covered with milk chocolate usually.
Inside each pod are about 20-40 seeds, or cocoa beans. Itís these beans that give chocolate its special flavour.
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_chocolate

By the way I don't like milk or white chocolate much.
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« Reply #5 on: 16/04/2008 08:18:38 »
They're what you use for chocolate nuts  [:D]

Dr Beaver, no Chocolate nuts are just Nuts that have been covered with milk chocolate usually.
Inside each pod are about 20-40 seeds, or cocoa beans. Itís these beans that give chocolate its special flavour.


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« Reply #6 on: 16/04/2008 08:36:35 »
They're what you use for chocolate nuts  [:D]

Dr Beaver, no Chocolate nuts are just Nuts that have been covered with milk chocolate usually.
Inside each pod are about 20-40 seeds, or cocoa beans. It’s these beans that give chocolate its special flavour.


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« Reply #7 on: 16/04/2008 08:39:59 »
White chocolate is cocoa butter and sugar (and probably some milk), so it is chocolate, but only part of it.

To make dark chocolate you take cocoa beans, and squash them until they separate into cocoa solids (the brown stuff) and cocoa butter (the fatty stuff).  You then mix them back together with plenty of sugar.

To make milk chocolate, you do the same thing but, predictably, add milk.

So although it's made from cocoa beans, you leave all the good bits out when you make white chocolate - this means it probably doesn't have any of the health benefits associated with dark chocolate.

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« Reply #8 on: 16/04/2008 08:44:30 »
White chocolate is cocoa butter and sugar (and probably some milk), so it is chocolate, but only part of it.

To make dark chocolate you take cocoa beans, and squash them until they separate into cocoa solids (the brown stuff) and cocoa butter (the fatty stuff).  You then mix them back together with plenty of sugar.

To make milk chocolate, you do the same thing but, predictably, add milk.

So although it's made from cocoa beans, you leave all the good bits out when you make white chocolate - this means it probably doesn't have any of the health benefits associated with dark chocolate.
What interesting fun it'd be to have White Chocolate beans, I wonder if they do exist somewhere? Anyone know?
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« Reply #9 on: 16/04/2008 09:04:10 »
White chocolate is cocoa butter and sugar (and probably some milk), so it is chocolate, but only part of it.

To make dark chocolate you take cocoa beans, and squash them until they separate into cocoa solids (the brown stuff) and cocoa butter (the fatty stuff).  You then mix them back together with plenty of sugar.

To make milk chocolate, you do the same thing but, predictably, add milk.

So although it's made from cocoa beans, you leave all the good bits out when you make white chocolate - this means it probably doesn't have any of the health benefits associated with dark chocolate.
What interesting fun it'd be to have White Chocolate beans, I wonder if they do exist somewhere? Anyone know?

I've just conjured up a picture of lots of Mr Beans running around covered with white chocolate. Not a nice thought!
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