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Homemade Ghana Chocolate: Quick And Easy DIY Recipe

Sweet Adjeley, a popular food blogger, takes us through very quick and easy steps to making homemade chocolate – the Ghanaian way.

Homemade Ghana Chocolate? you may be wondering. Well, two things make Ghanaian chocolates distinct.

Premium Ghana Cocoa Not Artificial Chocolate

cocoa post, cocoa news, chocolate news,First, it’s made with the pricey world-acclaimed Premium Ghana Cocoa – not a mixture. Yes, most of the chocolate brands you may know are made from a mixture of some amount of Ghana and great amounts of other less expensive beans from elsewhere.

Secondly, when biting on a bar of Ghanaian chocolate you are assured it is a pure treat of unadulterated natural chocolate, not laboratory-formulated artificial compound chocolate.

According to Wikipedia, these compound chocolates are a product made from a combination of cocoa, vegetable fat and sweeteners. They are often used as a lower-cost alternative to true chocolate, as it uses less-expensive hard vegetable fats such as coconut oil or palm kernel oil in place of the more expensive cocoa butter.

Ghana Chocolate Experiential Tours

Homemade Ghana Chocolate, Eco tourism
Chocolate scholar Dr Kristy Leissle (to the extreme right) leads a group on a visit to a cocoa farming community


No doubt, therefore, that scores of tourists actually troop to Ghana annually to savour the true quality cocoa chocolate while embarking on experiential and knowledge tours of the origins of the raw material for the world’s favourite snack.

Tourists would often learn that Ghana is not only the second-largest producer of cocoa globally, after neighbouring Ivory Coast, but also get to meet some of the over 800,000 smallholder farm families who expertly apply 140 years of national experience in cocoa-growing to produce the best quality cocoa beans that accord consumers around the world the numerous health benefits of quality natural cocoa.

Health Benefits Of Ghana Chocolate

In case you did not know, pure quality chocolate made from natural cocoa is more than just a guilty pleasure. It actually helps improve your health and wellbeing.

We will leave the discussion on this topic for another day. For now, let’s join Sweet Adjeley in the kitchen for these quick and easy do-it-yourself steps to making homemade Ghana chocolate.

Don’t forget to share your experience in the comments box below.

Ingredients – Dark Milk Chocolate:

Milk Chocolate 3/4cup

Powdered Sugar 3/4cup

Cocoa Butter 1/2cup

Cocoa Powder 1/2cup

Homemade Milk Powder

Salt – to taste

Ingredients – White Milk Chocolate:

White Chocolate 3/4cup

Powdered Sugar 3/4cup

Cocoa Butter 1cup

Homemade Milk Powder

Salt – to taste

Kojo Hayford
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