Definition of cocoa butter in English:

cocoa butter


mass noun
  • A fatty substance obtained from cocoa beans, used in the manufacture of confectionery and cosmetics.

    • ‘With its higher percentages of cocoa solids and cocoa butter, this is what hard-core chocolate craving is all about.’
    • ‘Commonly suggested remedies such as cocoa butter, vitamin E oil and other preparations or creams have no evidence that they actually work.’
    • ‘To make chocolate, processors mix the cocoa liquor with cocoa butter, sugar and, to create milk chocolate, different forms of milk.’
    • ‘Chalk up these good-for-the-skin benefits to the essential ingredient cocoa butter - a moisture-rich vegetable fat that can help soothe dry skin.’
    • ‘In the late 1800s, a Dutchman invented the cocoa press, which could separate the ground beans into cocoa powder and cocoa butter.’


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