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ClassicRecap
@ClassicRecap
07/22/15 03:54:56PM
5 posts

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake


Posted in: Recipes

I am sorry Clay. I have now fixed my post.

ClassicRecap
@ClassicRecap
07/11/15 10:39:29AM
5 posts

Cocoa Butter Benefits


Posted in: Chocolate Education

There are many cocoa butter benefits. Cocoa Butter(also called theobroma oil) is a pale yellow look alike of regular butter. Cocoa butter comes from the vegetable fat from the cocoa bean. You can eat it, use it as ointment,  use as s pharmaceutical, and plenty more! It does wonders for your body and I will show the benefits of cocoa butter, but first lets see some other things about cocoa butter…….

http://mycocoatree.com/cocoa-butter-benefits/

Cocoa Butter Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Calories: 120

Total Fat: 14 grams

Saturated Fat: 8 grams

Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4 grams

Monounsaturated fat: 4.5 grams

Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

Sodium: 0 milligrams

Carbohydrates: 0 grams

Dietary Fiber: 0 grams

Sugar: 0 grams

Protein: 0 grams

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocoa_butter and http://mycocoatree.com/cocoa-butter-benefits/

Facts About Cocoa Butter: 

1. Cocoa butter fats are great at lasting a long time, it won’t go bad up to about 2 – 5 years.

2. Cocoa butter is used in mostly all chocolates from white to milk to dark they all contain cocoa butter.

3. Cocoa butter is made from the residue of roasting, fermenting,  and when they are separated from their hulls. About 50 % of the residue is used to make cocoa butter.

4. Cocoa butter actually tastes just like cocoa and smells just like it too!

5. Cocoa butter has a melting point of about 90 – 100 degrees, so you can leave it out at room temperature and it won’t melt.

 

Cocoa Butter Benefits:

1. Helps Sensitive Skin

If your skin cracks  or it doesn’t do well under climate change. You can use cocoa butter. It helps and soothes the skin of sensitive or dry skin. Most skin lotions have some sort of cocoa butter inside of it.

2. It Can Heal Diseases

It can help heal diseases such as eczema. “Eczema symptoms include itchy, red, and dry skin caused by inflammation. It’s most commonly found in children, although adults can get it” – http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/eczema/. If you have this disease then you can use cocoa butter or lotion that has cocoa butter to help heal it.

3. Lots of Antioxidants 

: Antioxidants help fight free radicals and replenish your skin fro signs of aging or stress. For this you can use it as a lotion, an oil, or just eat it. Like I said before cocoa butter does have a lot of calories, so  would suggest lotion or oil form.

4. Better Shaves

If you use cocoa butter for shaving, it will make the shave more relaxing and smoother. You can use both shave cream or gel with cocoa butter if you wish.

5. Go Away Stretch Marks

Cocoa butter can heal stretch marks or some types of scars. It is actually recommended by doctors for women that are pregnant to use cocoa butter so they won’t get stretch marks after they are through will pregnancy.

6. Have Better Hair

Cocoa butter can help moisturize your hair, heal damaged hair, and help with dry hair. If you have problems with your hair cocoa butter can pretty much fix all of them. This goes for guys too! Guys I know that we want to look good wherever we go. Well your hair is one of the things any girl looks at first. If you have dry hair, unmanageable hair, or anything like that then use cocoa butter!

This is my full article from http://mycocoatree.com/cocoa-butter-benefits/


updated by @ClassicRecap: 07/11/15 10:42:05AM
ClassicRecap
@ClassicRecap
07/11/15 10:36:34AM
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I am Ryan a.k.a Classic Recap


Posted in: Allow Me to Introduce Myself

I am the Owner and Operator of mycocoatree.com. We show everything cocoa and chocolate. I am just trying to run my passion which is my website, if you could help me with my passion it would be very appreciated. mycocoatree.com

ClassicRecap
@ClassicRecap
07/11/15 10:32:28AM
5 posts

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake


Posted in: Recipes

 

1 Cup / All Purpose Flour

2 tsp / Baking Powder

1/2 cup / Brown Sugar , packed

1 1/4 / Salt

1 1/2 tsp / Vanilla Extract

Dairy

1/3 cup / Unsalted Butter

1/2 cup / Milk

Frozen

1 scoop / Vanilla Ice Cream

Liquids

1 1/4 cup / Hot water

For more recipes go to http://mycocoatree.com/cocoa-recipes/


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updated by @ClassicRecap: 07/22/15 03:53:35PM
ClassicRecap
@ClassicRecap
07/11/15 10:23:36AM
5 posts

History of Chocolate


Posted in: History of Chocolate

The History of Cocoa

Cocoa was first consumed by the Mayans, Olmec, and Aztecs as early as 1900 BC. Cocoa was not made known by the rest of the world until 1502 when Christopher Columbus reached Nicaragua while trying to find an alternate trading route with Asia. But actually Hernan Cortes, who was the leader of a Spanish quest in 1519 to the Aztec Empire, who returned to Spain with a cocoa mix called xocoati (chocolate drink). The drink was very bitter and many people weren't interested in it, until they added sugar.........

For The Rest Of This Article Go To http://mycocoatree.com/history-of-cocoa/


updated by @ClassicRecap: 10/30/15 09:34:34PM