Belgian Semisweet Dark Chocolate Baking Callets - 54.5%Callebaut, one of Belgium's premier chocolatiers, brings us these versatile semisweet chocolate chips called Callets, glossy, delicious, easy to weigh and melt, and perfectly designed for baking. With 53.8% cocoa content, these chocolate chips have a well balanced bitter flavor, with subtle sweetness and medium intensity. The medium viscosity and liquidity makes these chips suitable for all baking applications, including enrobing and molding pralines, hollow figurines, fillings and ganaches, and decorating. This chocolate is made with fine cocoa beans, natural bourbon vanilla and 100% pure cocoa butter. Callebaut is one of the rare chocolate makers that still selects, roasts and grinds its own cocoa beans, the beans are roasted in their entire shell, to protect them and keep in all the aromas and subtleties. This yields a more intense, more complex and deeper cocoa flavor, unmistakably Callebaut.
Ingredients: unsweetened chocolate, sugar, cocoa butter, cocoa, soy lecithin ( an emulsifier), natural vanilla flavor; also may contain milk
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Product Questions And Answers
Q: I'm a bit confused as to, "may contain milk." Does this mean that the ingredients are altered occasionally or that the chocolate is processed on the same equipment as milk chocolate? Thank you.
A: Correct. The manufacturer may use the same equipment to make other products which do contain milk.
Q: Can these be used as chocolate chips in cookies or only for melting?
A: These Chocolate Baking Callets are suitable for all baking applications, including chocolate chips cookies.
Q: Do these need to be tempered before using them, or can I just melt them and use them. I want a hard coating to cover my candies.
A: These callets are tempered and ready to use, including for coating with a snap and gloss. However, re-tempering will be required if re-melting exceeds 115 - 120 degrees.
Q: Is there any lactose in dark chocolate?
A: Yes. The ingredients listed on the package state that the semisweet dark chocolate callets may contain milk.