chocolate chips

Chocolate Chips Glossary |Health Benefits, Nutritional Information + Recipes with Chocolate Chips | Viewed 3009 times

Description Chocolate chips are small chunks of chocolate. They are often sold in a round, flat-bottomed teardrop shape. They are available in numerous sizes, from large to miniature, but are usually around 1 cm in diameter. These are available in different flavours too like dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, white chocolate chips etc. How to select • Choose from the various size and flavours available in the market. • Make sure the packet is sealed and always check for the manufacturing and expiry details mentioned on the packet. • Make sure the chips are crisp and devoid of fungus or any other signs of moisture and moulds. Culinary Uses • These chips are commonly used to make chocolate chip cookies which are very common and favourite amongst all. • These chips can also be added to sundaes and various kinds of desserts. • Chocolate chips can be used in pancakes, waffles, cakes, pudding, muffins, crêpes, pies, hot chocolate, and various types of pastry. • Chocolate chips can also be melted and used in sauces and other recipes. How to Store • Always store them in an air-tight container and keep them refrigerated. • Keep them away from other string flavoured food products.