Dutch Chocolate Butter

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“Dutch Chocolate Butter has many delicious uses! It's great on toast. Spoon it warmed over ice cream for a taste treat! Use it as a filling for cakes, or spread over brownies for a glaze! You can even spread a layer of Dutch Chocolate Butter between two cookies! Use your imagination and let your creativity be your guide!”
1 jar of Dutch Chocolate Butter

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 23 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably dutch process
  • 12 cup hot water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 12 cup unsalted butter, cut into 10 or 12 slices
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 18 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Sift cocoa powder into top of double boiler.
  2. Add hot water; stir until smooth.
  3. Place over simmering water.
  4. Stir in sugar and salt.
  5. Cook, stirring to dissolve, about 1 minute.
  6. Remove top of double boiler from simmering water.
  7. Whisk in butter, a slice at a time, mixing after each addition just until butter is blended in.
  8. Whisk in vanilla and almond extract.
  9. Let cool completely.
  10. When completely cool, whisk to lighten texture.
  11. Scrape into clean, completely dry jar.
  12. Cover tightly.
  13. **Refrigeratefor up to 1 month or freeze for up to 1 year.

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