Friday, May 1, 2020

Sugar Love Chocolates - Colombian 70% Dark Chocolate (bar) - May 1, 2020

Chocolate of the Day: 

Sugar Love Chocolates
Colombian 70% Dark Chocolate (bar)
Good +
Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g.) in total bar
Calories: 210 calories (estimate) in 1 bar
Cost: $3.00 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Sugar Love Chocolates, Reno, NV

Welcome to Day #1 of Chocolate and Colombia Theme Week.

Today's Colombian 70% Dark Chocolate (bar) was from Sugar Love Chocolates (Reno, NV). I was able to visit this cozy chocolate shop that carried an assortment of truffles/filled chocolates and bars. It was located in the basement level of a smartly renovated U.S. Post Office building (from the 1930s) along with a handful of other artisan shops in downtown Reno.

There was something very light and pleasant about this 70% dark chocolate, a hint of chocolate cream pie or chocolate cake. Even the texture had a whipped and fluffy dark chocolate mousse taste and texture. (That texture might have been in part due to the soy lecithin.)

Ingredients: cocoa bean (cocoa liquor and cocoa butter), cane sugar, soy lecithin

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