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What Is Cocoa? Culinary Uses of Cocoa Powder

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 11, 2021 • 4 min read

Whether it's the iconic slab of Hershey's or the fancy bean-to-bar newcomer, the hot après-ski drink topped with a plouff of whipped cream, or the namesake ingredient in the pastry world’s most luscious creations, cocoa is a culinary cornerstone.