What is white chocolate? • Earth.com

What is white chocolate?


Today’s Video of the Day from the American Chemical Society series Reactions explores the chemistry of white chocolate.

To make chocolate, cocoa beans are harvested, fermented, and roasted before being processed into cocoa butter. At this point, the process splits to produce various kinds of chocolate.

The recipe for making white chocolate includes cocoa butter, white sugar, dried milk, and vanilla.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: American Chemical Society

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