chocolate liquor

noun

Definition of chocolate liquor

:a paste of ground cocoa nibs that is created as part of the process of manufacturing chocolate
  • When chocolate makers grind shelled cacao beans, known as nibs, to create the thick paste called chocolate liquor, this paste contains both cocoa solids and cocoa butter.
  • —Lisa McManusCook's IllustratedJanuary 2008
  • Look for products that list cocoa or chocolate liquor—and not sugar—as the first ingredient.
  • —Robert DavisWashington Post7 Feb. 2012

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First Known Use of chocolate liquor

1882


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