Is Hershey’s Special Dark Dutch?

Is Hershey’s cocoa powder Dutched?

This type of cocoa is called ‘Dutched’ or ‘Dutch-style’ and this designation will usually appear on the cocoa label. … In contrast, a non alkalized cocoa, such as Hershey’s, is also unsweetened, but because it has not been Dutch processed, it still contains cocoa’s natural acids.

What is Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder?

A gluten-free and kosher baking cocoa powder packaged in a resealable container for retained freshness after every baking endeavor. Mildly sweet, perfectly balanced, and overly delicious, HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Cocoa is a versatile pantry staple and super-secret ingredient of master bakers everywhere.

Can I use cocoa powder instead of Dutch processed?

Since cocoa powder can be acidic (natural) or neutral (dutched), always stick with the type of cocoa called for in that recipe. Using the wrong cocoa can result in a flat cake, bitter soapy flavor, sunken cupcakes, etc. If you’re in a bind, you can use natural cocoa powder for dutch-process.

Is Dutch-processed cocoa unhealthy?

You are absolutely right that alkali-processed “dutched” cocoa is not as healthy (See Update on Chocolate for the graph and Healthiest Chocolate Fix for some other chocolate comparisons). Dutched cocoa can have as few as half the phytonutrients, but that just means you have to use twice as much!

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