• ChefShop Cocoa Powder


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(based on 14 reviews)
Great Stuff
Bought for truffle-making Christmas 2010. Wow, this is the best! I have always loved Valhrona, but glad I gave this a try. I planned to share/ gift give, as 500 truffles later, I've hardly used any......... Can't say enough great things about it. ....
by claire
I just received my first order of Pernigotti Cocoa. I have been a fan of Valharona Cocoa for years, but this may have replaced it as my Favorite! It has an incredible taste, I could smell it thru the double bagging. It is just GREAT! I would highly recommend it and for 2.2 lbs it really is quite a bargain!
by Ellen
Dark Chocolate Pudding w/ Sugared Cranberries
Blogger Rachel, from The Fromagette thefromagette.com, made this amazing Chocolate Pudding using Pernigotti Cocoa. Looks absolutely delicious!
by Kate
The Top Cocoa Ever
first discovered this cocoa at Williams-Sonoma 20 years ago.....and have been using it ever since. Of course, now I buy it in large quantities! It makes a decadent hot chocolate, and I use it in brownies and Martha Stewart's one-bowl chocolate cake recipe. Really wonderful.....
by Donna
Best Cocoa on the Planet
I have been using this exclusively for years now. I have a 'secret' brownie recipe that I make with this cocoa, syrup made from the cocoa and only the best ingredients. Everyone goes ga-ga over them. Syrup - so easy to make - anything that calls for cocoa I use this. Sometimes I mix just a touch into my coffee from a treat. If you have not tried this yet you need to. You WILL NOT be disappointed!!!
by Ellie Mae
My drug of choice!
Many years ago, I got Pernigotti from Williams-Sonoma. When they stopped stocking it, I did a web search and found Chefshop, who have been supplying me with this rich, excellent cocoa for many years now! This stuff is excellent for both baking and cocoa!
by Amy
Cocoa Powder (formerly Pernigotti)
I have been buying this chocolate for several years and LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! It's amazing to cook with but most oftenly use it in my chocolate protein shakes. Fantastic taste and quality! Chocolate lovers... Enjoy! YUM!
by Debbie
I use this cocoa powder to make mocha's at my coffee shop, everyone loves this chocolate!
by Kevin Knight
Deep chocolate experience
This cocoa takes anything chocolate to an whole new level. The depth and smoothness is beyond any brand I have used, and I have used many. Intense chocolate experience, but not bitter or harsh. Be prepared to be asked for repeat performances!
by Seth
Best cocoa I've ever used
Believe it or not, I first found out about this cocoa from the Goldie Bear culinary mysteries. I can't remember which one, but I am forever grateful! This is hands down the nest cocoa I've ever used! I don't like it in homemade hot cocoa for some reason, but in every other capacity that I've used it, my recipies have turned out mind blowing!!
by Nicole
The best!
I use ChefShop Cocoa Powder to make what my family calls my "famous" molten lava cakes. I'm told they are of restaurant quality. But I also use it to make my own personal hot cocoas. I often give it a Mexican twist with a dash of cinnamon and cayenne. Rich!
by Susie
Wonderful Cocoa
We started using this cocoa when the Pernigotti was not longer available. This is a delicious cocoa!! We use it in all our recipes.
by Geri
Love this Cocoa Powder
I use this in baking and put a little in my chocolate smoothie every day. I've tried others, but this is my favorite.
by April
Best Chocolate
I've been using Pernigotti cocoa for years and I bought some of your cocoa to try. It is an excellent cocoa. I made our family's signature chocolate cake recipe that has been in the family for over 70 years. It is still fantastic! I won't buy anything else.
by Judy
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ChefShop's Cocoa Powder

2.2 lbs/1 kg  (22% to 24% Cocoa Butter!) - Holland

Get ready to make the best brownies, the best chocolate cake, and the best cookies known to any oven on the planet! This dark cocoa powder will make gelato and ice cream superb. 

Our Dutch process Cocoa Powder has 22% to 24% cocoa butter with real vanilla. (not vanillan)

As seen in Saveur Magazine (Saveur 100) and Chocolatier Magazine.

ingredients: cocoa powder, vanilla 
This dark, unsweetened, Dutch process cocoa powder is in a class unto itself. They have removed less fat from our cocoa (22-24% fat content), which results in a more intense and immediate chocolate flavor. This wonderful Dutch process cocoa powder has a touch of ground vanilla bean. Our regulars know what a great cocoa this is!

"I've used this cocoa for years ... I just love it. Williams Sonoma doesn't have it online (or in their stores).....so I picked you."" Thanks, D.

Preparation and General Uses of Cocoa Powder

ChefShop Dutch Process Cocoa Powder is ready to satisfy in drinks and desserts, like a rich Chocolate Sorbet or a Super Dense Chocolate Brownies. Buy unsweetened cocoa powder and add with sugar (to taste) to hot milk, and the aroma will transport you to breezy autumn days in the Piazza della Signoria.


Cocoa Powder Hot Chocolate Recipe

This is a classic hot cocoa recipe - perfect if made with a rich, high-fat, unsweetened cocoa powder like ChefShop Cocoa Powder, and whole milk or half-and-half from your local dairy.

1/2 cup India Tree Super Fine Caster Sugar
3/4 cup ChefShop Cocoa Powder
2 1/2 cups half-and-half
1/4 teaspoons fine Trapani Sea Salt
1/2 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla Extract


1. Mix sugar, 1/2 & 1/2, cocoa powder and salt together in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until mixture gets to just below boiling and the sugar has dissolved. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Blend and serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings


Ordering Information
Please note that the cocoa comes in a "service pack." It is sealed in a thick plastic bag for production baking, and the bag attracts cocoa powder to the exterior during packaging. This is quite normal and will not affect the product.

Ingredients: Cocoa processed with Alkali, natural vanilla.
Prepared and Packaged on machines that may come in contact with tree nuts, eggs, milk, soy,
Keywords: Pernigotti, cocoa, dutch processed, Holland, ChefShop, Dutch, Saveur Magazine

Formerly branded as Pernigotti Cocoa Powder.

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