How To Make Chocolate British?
The most iconic buy British chocolate company is Cadburys and within their vast portfolio it is the Dairy Milk which is their most popular chocolate bar. Whether you live in the UK or reside overseas the chocolate has become world famous for its taste. For those intrigued in how to make chocolate or how to make the iconic Dairy Milk for personal consumption we have put together a small description of the process and ingredients so you can recreate the magic regardless of where you are.
Let’s start with the ingredients for the famous Dairy Milk, which can be found at www.jollygoods.co
Ingredients: Full Cream Milk (150ml), Sugar (100g), Cocoa Butter (170g), Cocoa Mass (220g), Milk Solids, Emulsifiers (Soy Lecithin, 476), Flavours: Cocoa Solids 26%, Milk Solids 28%.
If you are struggling to find the above then use the below as a base for the rest of the seven steps to chocolate heaven:
• 2 cups (220g) cocoa powder strategy
• 3/4 cup (170g) butter, softened at room temperature
• 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
• 2/3 cup (150ml) milk, room temperature
• 1/4 cup (30g) powdered sugar
• 1 cup (235ml) water
The process we are going to follow isn’t the traditional ‘cocoa bean’ process but it is easier
to follow and the results are very similar to the initial process that was perfected over
hundreds of years.
Step 1: Place the water in a pot and heat it. Keep it below boiling
Step 2: Combine the cocoa powder and softened butter in a bowl. Cream together
until you have a smooth paste. Use a fork, food processor, or even an immersion blender
to eliminate lumps.
Step 3: Add the cocoa powder mix to the hot water and stir. Allow the temperature to rise back
up. Again, it should be hot but not boiling. - Pour the hot mixture into a bowl.
Step 4: Sift sugar and powdered sugar together in a separate bowl. Eliminate as many clumps
as you can. Stir the sugar mixture into the hot cocoa mix. - Add milk. Blend until smooth
Step 5: Pour the mixture in thin layers across the bottoms of various containers. Since the
chocolate will take the shape of the container, a rectangular casserole dish will work well for a
Step 6: Harden overnight in the refrigerator or freezer.
Step 7: Between 16-24 hours later your chocolate will be ready to be unveiled, tasted and hopefully
Feedback from our readers has been that the chocolate has been too sweet or slightly lumpy.
Our advice is one of two options, the first is to use less sugar and stir more thoroughly or buy british chocolate, some
actual Dairy Milk from a website called Jolly Goods ‘www.jollgoods.co’. We have found that if you
are living outside the UK and can’t bare not getting your hands on British chocolate then look no
further, this company was set up specifically to meet your cravings and chocolate demands whilst
away from the UK. They have over 40 British classic chocolates to choose from, you simply select
a box, select your chocolates and they will send them to where ever you desire, direct to your door.
At first we struggled massively when it came to making the authentic taste of the Dairy Milk so we
just decided to save the hassle and buy from Jolly Goods. If there are any products not available
from their service, they are very welcoming to new ideas and added the caramac based on our