This paste, also called chocolate liquor, is 100% pure, raw chocolate. Cacao paste is made from grinding nibs into a fine paste that becomes a liquor, the room temperature it solidifies again.
This cacao paste is prized by chocolatiers and home chocolate makers alike for its amazing characteristics and pure chocolate taste.
This pure expression of chocolate has some interesting health benefits, such as an ability to lower blood pressure and as an anti-inflammatory.
There are many ways to prepare cacao paste. Add some sugar or other sweetener and enjoy the silky smooth texture. Break it into chips and add to your favorite trail mix, in brownies, or even to make a uniquely rich fudge.
Enjoy making homemade chocolate, hot chocolate, and for Cacao Ceremony.
This Cacao Paste is perfect for making your own chocolate! You, your friends and family could enjoy your creation. Have a fun time creating something awesome.
From Arriba Nacional Cacao in Ecuador.
How Cacao Paste is Made
After the cacao beans are fermented, dried, and, finally, roasted, they are removed from the hull and ground. At this point, the mix is about 55% cacao butter which would then be separated.
This paste, also called chocolate liquor, is 100% pure, raw chocolate. Also called chocolate liquor as it liquefies once it is ground, at room temperature, it becomes solid again.
Why our cacao is different:
All of our cacao beans are 100% USDA Certified Organic
We handpick all of our cacao beans to ensure only the highest quality beans make it to become organic cacao nibs.
Out of the entire world’s production of cacao, only 5% can be considered premium fine aroma.
The best chocolatiers seek out this rare Arriba cacao from the rainforest of Ecuador.