Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Chocolate Chips and How to Improve Your Baking

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Chocolate Chips and How to Improve Your Baking
CNS Confectionery Products, LLC

We sort of feel like the right chocolate chips will take your baking to the next level. 

It’s really hard to mess up a recipe with chocolate chips. It’s that not-so-secret ingredient that you can add to nearly all your baking recipes to ensure the crowd will love that desert. In this article we’re going to have a look at some chocolate chip facts and some of our favorite chocolate chip recipes. 

What is in chocolate chips?

Wondering if chocolate chips are just chocolate? Overall, the main ingredients in chocolate chips can include cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, cocoa powder, sugar, lecithin and vanilla, however the recipes may vary. Most chocolate chips are made without milk, but when it’s a milk chocolate variety milk or powdered milk is added. 

What is the best chocolate for chocolate chips?

Most chocolate chips are manufactured with semisweet chocolate. Semisweet chocolate has a cacao content of around 60%. An alternative to semisweet chocolate would be bittersweet chocolate, and the difference between the two is hardly noticeable, unless you're a connoisseur of chocolate that is. 

What is the best substitute for chocolate chips?

There are no real substitutes for chocolate chips in our book, BUT, if we had to get creative we’d suggest the following:

Our Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

We can get very particular about how we like our chocolate chip cookies. It’s a childhood staple and a desert no one can keep their hands off of. Here’s a list of our favorite chewy, crunchy, vegan and gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipes. 

Ready to order your top quality bulk chocolate chips for your clients and baked goods? CNS CONFECTIONERY is ready to supply you with the best chocolate chips at the best price. Just reach out to us and find out about all the toppings and ingredients we sell wholesale. 

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