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From her chocolate brownie pudding to her world-famous Beatty’s chocolate cake, there’s no denying that Ina Garten has the most amazing chocolate recipes. They are always so rich, creamy and delicious – and your mouth is watering just thinking about them! One of the secrets behind her famous chocolate desserts? A specific cocoa powder that she recommends on her website, which you can buy on Amazon!
The Barefoot Contessa recommends the Pernigotti Cocoa Powder her website. This ingredient has changed its name — it’s now known as the ChefShop cocoa powder — and it comes in a 1-kilo (or 2.2-pound) bag on Amazon.
The cocoa powder is made from an Italian chocolatier and contains the taste of Dutch cocoa and vanilla. Less fat is removed than other cocoas, making it extremely rich and flavorful (which is why Garten’s recipes are so, so good).
In addition to the fantastic desserts you can make with this ChefShop cocoa powder, you can also make a decadent cup of hot chocolate, according to reviewers on Amazon.
“This is the best cocoa powder I’ve ever used,” one wrote, adding that they can’t tell the difference between this and the original Pernigotti cocoa. “This is so rich and the hint of vanilla is amazing. It elevates even simple dishes like brownies and hot chocolate.”
Another said: “This is an excellent all-purpose, full-flavored cocoa powder. It has a hint of vanilla that is perfect for a rich and luscious cup of hot chocolate in the morning, and it bakes up into a delicious chocolate cake.” They also add them to the bottom of cake tins or in brownie recipes.It has many uses for chocolate lovers!
Now that it’s hot chocolate season (!!), you’ll definitely want a bag of this high-quality hot chocolate in your pantry. It is also a perfect gift for the foodies in your life.
ChefShop Cocoa Powder, Amazon – $28.95
This cocoa powder is made with Dutch processed cocoa and vanilla, for a rich, chocolatey taste that is unparalleled. This is Ina Garten’s favorite brand for her desserts, and it also works great mixed with milk for hot chocolate. Store in the bag it came in or in an airtight container so it’s fresh when you feel like baking.
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