Chocolate Substitute Warnings:There are a few don'ts when substituting for chocolate:
Chocolate Substitute ChoicesTo better understand what to substitute for chocolate, here's an explanation of what makes up each form of chocolate.
All chocolate begins the same - Cacao beans are roasted and shelled - but they are then processed into different varieties. Varieties include:
Remember, when making substitutions be sure to measure accurately for best results. Some chocolate substitutes or cocoa powder substitutes may alter slightly the taste, texture, weight, or moisture content of the finished product. These recommendations are meant to save you a trip to the store during your cooking process.
*Please note that some chocolate substitute choices may not be appropriate for your specific recipe.
A note regarding Substitutions...
Using these substitute suggestions may slightly alter the taste, texture or appearance of your resulting recipe. However, we recommend these substitutions as similar replacement ingredients when the original ingredients are unavailable.