white chocolate


Definition of white chocolate 

: a confection of cocoa butter, sugar, milk solids, lecithin, and flavorings — compare dark chocolate, milk chocolate

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The almonds are dipped in white chocolate and painted to resemble a martini olive. Danielle Tullo, Cosmopolitan, "Not a Drill: You Can Now Buy Vodka-Infused Chocolate," 8 Jan. 2018 There's just too much sugar in that white chocolate and milk chocolate. Bryce Airgood, Detroit Free Press, "Birmingham chocolatier studied rocket science before turning to truffles," 20 June 2018 The new Sweet Cold Brew Whipped Cream, which launches in the United States and Canada on May 1, is an infusion of cold brew coffee, dark caramel sauce, and white chocolate mocha sauce that will add a hint of coffee to any cold drink. Melissa Minton, Teen Vogue, "Starbucks Announced New "Sweet Cold Brew Whipped Cream" and Two New Frappuccinos," 1 May 2018 The newest sweet is Honey ard Rare Tea, a pound cake steeped in Earl Grey syrup, laced with Earl Grey cream and served with honey gelato and a crowning honeycomb of white chocolate. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "S.K.Y. restaurant soaring after rough start," 30 Mar. 2018 The kombucha is followed quickly by Kir Breton, a white chocolate ball filled with the ice-cold ingredients of the cocktail that has become a signature, like the salmon tartare cones at French Laundry or the uni toast at Saison. Michael Bauer, SFChronicle.com, "Atelier Crenn: SF’s newest 4-star restaurant," 29 June 2018 At two eateries at Islands of Adventure theme park, visitors can buy the Raptor Egg, a white chocolate egg with chocolate-chip cream and chocolate cake in a buttercream nest. Dewayne Bevil, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Universal shows its dino might with 'Jurassic World' options," 19 June 2018 DESSERT Gold Tsunami's chef Salita Natasine Ginger honey berry sorbet, black tea shortbread cookies dipped in white chocolate ganache with strawberry dust. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "Going to a NOWFE's grand tasting? The winning dishes are....," 22 May 2018 Evoking a deconstructionist sculptural installation, blocks of white chocolate leaned against a lemon tart, with crumbly bits fanning out on one side, a mound of tea ice cream on the other. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Diners can get a square deal at Square Meal, a Hotel Revival restaurant," 24 May 2018

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of white chocolate

: a type of sweet chocolate that has a white color

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