Friday, May 13, 2011

ChocolateBet: May 12, 2011

Chocolate of the Day:

1 serving
Sunny Side Organics
Satellite Organic Maya Chocolate (drinking chocolate)
Very Good
Weight: 3 Tbsp. / 8 oz. (227 g.) total bag
Calories: approx. 200 calories including hot milk, water
Cost: N/A - gift
Purchased from: N/A - gift

Today was Day #5 of Drinking Chocolate/Chocolate Beverage Theme Week. Chef Aaron runs the Sunny Side Cafe in Albany, CA, but also offers a line of Fair Trade, Organic Chocolate "Satellite" drinking mixes -- made with powdered cacao and chocolate shavings.

The Organic Mayan Chocolate (65% cacao) drinking chocolate,  was labeled "bittersweet" and was made with organic cacao powder, organic evaporated cane juice, nonfat dry milk, vanilla powder and beans, and Criollo cacao liquor. I found it to be a very nice blend with just the right amount of rich flavor and a hint of sweetness. I added hot milk and water.

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