2nd October 2019


What is the substitute for chocolate?

Carob powder can replace chocolate or cocoa in any recipe. A chocolate baking square equals about three tablespoons of carob powder. Carob powder can also be used as a sugar substitute, since it is almost 50% natural sugar.

Herein, what can I substitute for unsweetened baking chocolate?

To replace one ounce of unsweetened chocolate, use 3 tablespoons cocoa powder plus 1 tablespoon butter, shortening or oil. Dissolve the cocoa in liquid that is already used in the recipe.

Can you replace cocoa powder with melted chocolate?

Chocolate. Melted sweetened or unsweetened chocolate can be used as a substitute for cocoa powder. For one tablespoon of cocoa powder use one square of melted chocolate or .33 ounces and reduce the fat by one teaspoon and the sugar by one tablespoon if the chocolate is sweetened.

Can I substitute dark chocolate for unsweetened chocolate?

Substitute semisweet chocolate instead of unsweetened chocolate, and then reduce the sugar in your recipe by 1 tablespoon per ounce. Using dark chocolate instead of semisweet chocolate would intensify the flavor a bit more, but you would still want to reduce the sugar in the recipe to keep it from being overly sweet.
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