Thursday, October 6, 2022

Shekoh Confections - Coconut filled chocolate - Oct. 6, 2022

Chocolate of the Day

Shekoh Confections 
Coconut filled chocolate
Good ++ - Good +++
Weight: .4 oz. (11,32 g.) (estimate) in 1 piece 
Calories: 62 calories (estimate) in 1 piece
Cost: $4.45 (estimate) for 1 piece (one piece in a 5-piece box) + tax
Purchased from: Shekoh Confections, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #2 of Chocolate and Coconut Theme Week. 

Today's Coconut filled chocolate was created by Shekoh Confections (Palo Alto, CA).

Aroma notes included: dark chocolate (fudge brownie), very faint tart lemon green herb (oxalis, sorrel), and coconut (very slightly fruity coconut, coconut water).

Texture(s) in this small, filled chocolate dome were very smooth. A velvety, ultra-thin dark chocolate shell covered a very creamy, Valrhona white chocolate, coconut infused interior. 

The toasted coconut flavored ganache (filling) was accented with a subtle hint of coconut liqueur. Bold (but smooth), slightly earth dark chocolate prevented this confection from being too sweet. The result: flavor depth and rich, complementary flavor complexity. 

Maker's description: Coconut infusion, toasted shredded coconut, Valrhona white chocolate, coconut liqueur.

Ingredients: (No label with exact ingredients)

Allergen-related information: Contains coconut

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