Pure cacao butter is natural and raw cacao pressed butter. We avoid including any unnecessary additives, so we don’t deodorize it and let it have its own smell. This ingredient is entirely plant-based and, therefore, suitable for vegans.
To achieve the best taste, we press only special flavor grade cacao. At Santa Barbara Chocolate, you will get raw and cold-pressed cacao butter of the highest quality. It has its unique excellent taste with mild flavors like plum and jasmine.
To make our cacao butter, we get the finest ingredients grown deep in the Amazonian headlands. It will help you to get a ceremonial-level experience in baking, cooking, and confectionery. What’s more, our cacao butter can be added to coffee so you can expand your hot beverages list and serve it to your guests as an energy booster. Interestingly, some people also use cacao butter to produce magnificent skincare products.
Here you can buy cacao butter chips, which is a very convenient form of this product. It will allow you to add a particular amount of this ingredient easily to achieve the exact taste you have in mind.
Is Cacao Butter the Same Thing as Cocoa Butter?
Yes, those terms are synonymous with each other. Cocoa butter is the standard of identity used in the United States, while cacao butter is a term more popular in Latin America. In fact, they can be used interchangeably in both territories. Other common names for this product are cocoa oil and cocoa fat.
Cacao Butter Specifications
|Physical & Chemical Characteristics
|Free fatty acid content||≤ 1.75%|
|Melting point||86.0 - 93.2°F|
|Caliber or size||1 - 3 g per piece|
|Saponification value||188 - 200|
|Total plate count (CC)||≤ 1,000 cfu/g
|Total coliforms||< 10 cfu/g
|Staphylococcus aureus||< 10 cfu/g|
|Recommended Storing Conditions|
|64.4 - 68°F; relative humidity ≤ 65%, in odor free atmosphere.|
|Best used within 21 months.|
|Nutritional Information on Average for 3.53 oz (100 g)|
|Total fat||99.89 g||Saturated fat||63.07 g|
|Trans fat||0 g|
|Total carbohydrate||0 g||Dietary fiber||0 g|
|Acúcar||< 1 g|
*Nutrient content information is indicative of composition but not intended as definitive or complete. It is not intended for use in determining specific nutrient labeling values in finished products containing this ingredient as the responsibility for determining label information lies with the finished product manufacturer. Organic matter such as contained in products of this nature is subject to variation in nutritional composition. We disclaim any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including the implied warranty of merchantability. Our responsibility for claims arising from breach of warranty, negligence or any other cause shall not include consequential, special or incidental damages, even if we have been made aware of the possibility of such damages, and is limited to the purchase price of the product. None of the statements made herein shall be construed as a grant, either express or implied, of any license under any patent held by Santa Barbara Chocolate or other parties.