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Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate chips, chocolate ice cream... Chocolate has been a favorite confection throughout the ages. Ask or answer questions about this sweet treat.
How many ounzes in a tablespoon?
I'm assuming you're talking liquid measurements here. There are eight ounces in a cup, and sixteen tablespoons in a cup, so that makes two tablespoons per ounce. A tablespoon would therefore be half a liquid ounce. ...
Asked in Christmas, Chocolate
When do you start eating chocolate on an advent calendar?
December 1st i think. that's when we start. but the true meaning of Christmas is not just the chocolate and presents, but christs birth ...
Why do chocolate chips sink to the bottom of cake mix?
The Chocolate Chips are heavy so they just sink to the bottom the same way we can drown in water if we can't swim. If you use mini-chocolate chips, wet them with water, milk or extract and then coat them with a light dusting of flour, they won't sink to the bottom of the cake mix. ...
Asked in Recipes, Chocolate, Pastries
Is Chocolate eclairs made from puff pastry?
No. Eclairs are made from choux pastry. Choux pastry involves cooking flour,butter and water, then adding egg. The egg acts as a leavening agent in a choux pastry. A puff pastry uses layers of butter or other solid fat between a bread type dough that puffs up due to air and water expansion between layers of fat and dough for leavening, it does not contain egg. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Chocolate
Is melting chocolate a reversible reaction why?
Yes. It's just like ice to water and back to ice. - - - - - "Reaction" implies a chemical change. Melting chocolate is a physical change. (Hardening melted chocolate can involve a whole series of physical changes but that's a different issue.) ...
What is the difference between couverture chocolate plain chocolate and coating chocolate?
Couverture is used mainly by professionals because it is a lot more temperamental to work with. It contains only cocoa solids, cocoa butter, and sugar (and milk solids in the case of milk chocolate couverture). In order to be properly labeled as "couverture", the percent of actual cocoa butter must be between 32-39% I'm not sure what is meant by "plain chocolate." If you just mean chocolate chip kind of chocolate, then that more depends on the brand, but basically it's chocolate with...
Can chocolate cause a full-body skin rash with red swollen bumps or - on mild days - small red bumps?
Chocolate allergies have several possible symptoms. A red bumpy rash is among them. Some others are: * Headaches * Migraines * Hay Fever * Hives * * Heartburn * Rectal itching * Confusion * Breathing problems See the related link below for more information on chocolate allergies and the symptoms. ...
Asked in Temperature, Food Science, Chocolate
Is chocolate at 50 degrees Celsius a liquid or solid?
Chocolate is liquid at 50°C. Chocolate melts around body temperature (37°C), so that is why it melts in your mouth. ...