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Cocoa butter for cooking: Make Black Forest cake with cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is a natural fat which is extracted from cocoa beans. It is one of the most essential ingredients in making cakes and chocolates. It has a milk chocolaty aroma and flavor and hence is a great plus to delicacies and desserts. Cocoa butter is solid at room temperature and melts at body temperature. […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Cooking, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 29th, 2010, 9:09 am by jjones     

Shea Butter: An alternative to Cocoa Butter

If you have problems in getting cocoa butter, you can try an alternative to cocoa butter – shea butter. Shea butter is something that is just as useful as cocoa butter. This article will explore on how shea butter can be a great alternative to cocoa butter in skincare, personal care and other applications. Shea […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter Benefits on Sep 29th, 2010, 9:04 am by jjones     

Cocoa Butter for cooking: 2 make-at-home recipes using cocoa butter

Cocoa butter for cooking. It doesn’t sound strange. But how to use cocoa butter, a skincare ingredient, a chocolate ingredient, become an ingredient in our day to day cooking? Can you make home-made delicacies with cocoa butter? Chefs will answer with a big ‘Yes’. Cocoa butter naturally has a sweet taste and a chocolaty aroma. […]

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Posted in Cooking, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 28th, 2010, 9:38 am by jjones     

Cocoa butter soap making: How to make better soaps with cocoa butter

Cocoa butter for soapmaking? Does it sound odd to you? No, it is not so. Cocoa butter is one of the most stable of natural fats. It is widely used in industrial applications and soapmaking is no exception to this. Cocoa butter has a texture that yields stability to soap. This article will detail on […]

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Posted in Soapmaking, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 27th, 2010, 11:43 am by jjones     

7 common facts about Cocoa Butter you need to know

Cocoa butter, as you all know by now, is made from cocoa or cacao beans. Cacao beans are small trees which are around 8 meters tall and found in South and Central American rain forests. Most part of the cocoa beans consists of cocoa butter, which is used as a base in chocolate manufacture. Used […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter Benefits on Sep 27th, 2010, 6:55 am by jjones     

How to make homemade cream using cocoa butter

Cocoa butter, also known as theobroma oil, is a vegetable fat component extracted from cacao beans. Pale yellow in color, cocoa butter melts only in body temperature and hence remains stable at room temperature. A natural extract from cocoa beans, cocoa butter is used in a variety of applications of which the most prominent are […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter Benefits, Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 27th, 2010, 2:59 am by jjones     

5 steps to heal scarred skin with cocoa butter

Scars. Ugly. Unpleasant. Awkward. Scars can make your skin and body look awful. Be it a scar that you got out of a recent injury or a stretch mark that you acquired after weight loss or pregnancy or scars from acne or from bug bites or from careless razor-handling after shaving – whatever be your […]

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Posted in Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 26th, 2010, 4:58 pm by jjones     

Yummy, yummy cocoa: Edible Cocoa Butter used in foods

Cocoa butter is not just a medication that can cure your skin scars or allergies, it is also an edible food. In fact, a yummy, tasty and delicious edible food. Cocoa oil is vegetable fat extracted from cocoa beans and is often used in food items like chocolate and in personal care products.  Apart from […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 26th, 2010, 2:28 pm by jjones     

The other side of Cocoa Butter: 3 side effects of Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter has many benefits. No doubts about that. But it doesn’t mean that this natural remedy-for-many-ailments is without side effects. Cocoa butter too has its own set of side effects that may harm you, the user, in one way or another. This article will explore and analyze the most important side effects of cocoa […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter Side Effects on Sep 23rd, 2010, 2:16 pm by jjones  1 comment   

Break out of your acne-fear: Cocoa Butter for acne scars

Acne is dreaded by many. An acne-prone face is looked down upon, considered ugly and unpleasant. Though acne is not abhorred as a disease or a condition, it is still a cause for worry in many people. Acne is basically a result of improper maintenance of skin. Caused as an inflammatory response of the body, […]

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Posted in Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 23rd, 2010, 10:01 am by jjones     

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