Definition of bittersweet chocolate in English:

bittersweet chocolate


North American
  • Dark, slightly bitter, chocolate without added milk; plain chocolate.

    • ‘I love classic, thick and sweet plain hot chocolate made with good bittersweet chocolate, but for now I'm having fun playing with possibilities of flavorings for this wintertime specialty.’
    • ‘She uses just a bit of bittersweet chocolate as her secret ingredient.’
    • ‘Eating milk chocolate isn't like eating bittersweet chocolate just like eating red licorice should not be compared to black licorice (ick).’
    • ‘They buy sacks of cacao beans, then roast and grind them into pure, dark bittersweet chocolate.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the milk, bittersweet chocolate, and white chocolate.’
    • ‘Dip one side of each apple into the bittersweet chocolate.’
    • ‘The poached pears will tomorrow be coated in bittersweet chocolate and served to the guests who will sit and laugh in the dining room with my parents.’
    • ‘They're halfway between a cookie and a chocolate truffle with an extraordinarily pure bittersweet chocolate flavor.’
    • ‘As herbs go, it consorts with better-heeled companions than most - bourbon and sugar in frosty silver glasses on hot derby days, bittersweet chocolate over plump scoops of Italian gelato.’
    • ‘For two dollars more, you can splurge on a helping of cool white-chocolate mousse, dusted with a powdering of bittersweet chocolate, on a slim hazelnut praline.’
    • ‘I dropped a block of bittersweet chocolate on a cutting board.’
    • ‘Then he drank his lukewarm black coffee and ate the bittersweet chocolate, which went down like so much nectar and ambrosia: never a better breakfast hath man eaten, Bob felt.’
    • ‘In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the bittersweet chocolate, white chocolate and butter, stirring until smooth.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, I chopped and added 8 oz of the Giardelli bittersweet chocolate to the remaining cream/milk/vanilla bean mixture.’
    • ‘But there is also cardamom, cinnamon, stem ginger, bittersweet chocolate, mango and lime, toasted coconut and dark rum, spiced coffee, dark roast coffee, and most recently, banana muscovado.’
    • ‘Milk in chocolate is believed to counter the beneficial antioxidant effects of bittersweet chocolate, which is known to reduce blood pressure.’
    • ‘It is a rich chocolate sponge cake glazed in apricot, and iced with bittersweet chocolate.’
    • ‘The croissant was wonderful, as was the chocolate bread with a real piece of bittersweet chocolate inside.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the milk chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, and butter and place over a double boiler until melted.’
    • ‘And then in a large bowl, I melted 5 ounces of bittersweet chocolate and 10 tablespoons of butter in the microwave.’