Ucayali Hot Cocoa
We make this delicious single origin hot cocoa from the same premium single origin beans we use to make our chocolate, so each variety has it’s own unique flavor profile! This Ucayali single origin hot cocoa is made with our directly sourced beans from Ucayali River Cacao.
We’re one of only a few chocolate makers who press their own cocoa butter. One of the many benefits of this time consuming process is that we’re able to make this rich, incredibly flavorful hot cocoa mix from scratch right here in our kitchen.
Most hot cocoa is alkalized, which means it’s washed with a solution of potassium carbonate. This allows the cocoa powder to dissolve in milk or water more easily, but significantly alters the flavor. Alkalizing also removes a significant amount of the natural flavanols, which are compounds that play a significant role in the beneficial effects of eating cacao.
Our cocoa is NOT alkalized. You may need to stir a your hot cocoa a bit more vigorously but you’ll taste the unique flavor of the beans, and get the full benefit of cacao’s flavanols!
To learn more about our fine flavor Ucayali beans please see our Ucayali page.Peru, 220g Bag
Ingredients: Cacao Beans, Organic Sugar
May contain trace amounts of peanuts and tree nuts.
We are big fans of the Ucayali bars and really wanted to try the hot cocoa. Whether paired with whole milk or with unsweetened almond milk, the cocoa was luxurious - absolutely wonderful! You will not be disappointed.
The UCAYALI has a soft Chocolate that gives you a warmth as if you were in front of the Fireplace in your house or out on a ranch sitting around the Campfire!! It is Light & Airy & the Sweetness is subdued by the taste of the chocolate which makes it a Perfect Hot Chocolate!!!