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substituting cocoa powder for unsweetened chocolate

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Does anyone know how to substitute cocoa powder for unsweetened chocolate since there are no unsweetened chocolate bars for passover?

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  1. My box of Nestle cocoa powder says:

    3 level Tablespoons + 1 Tablespoon shortening or oil=1 square (1 ounce) unsweetened chocolate

    Hope you have a happy Passover!

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    1. re: Val

      is that pure shortening or vegetable oil in liquid form?

      1. re: koshergourmetmart

        Either will work, but the oil is a little less bad for you- I use cocoa + vegetable oil year round as a replacement for unsweetened chocolate, since it's hard to find non-dairy.