Cocoa Beans

Three cocoa beans

Cocoa beans are the cocoa tree's seeds. These small seeds are used in the making of Treacle fudge[1], and chocolate.



The word "cocoa" is derivative of "cacao". "Cocoa" can often also refer to the drink commonly known as hot chocolate; to cocoa powder, the dry powder made by grinding cocoa seeds and removing the cocoa butter from the dark, bitter cocoa solids; or to a mixture of cocoa powder and cocoa butter.

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