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best food thickner for homemade chocolate milk?

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tabvipr May 22, 2010 03:57 PM

I am tryin to re create a chocolate milk that's found in the Mid-North. It's called Oberweis. They have the thickest most tasty chocolate milk. Anyone know a good way to make homemade chocolate milk thick and creamy?

  1. goodhealthgourmet May 22, 2010 04:36 PM

    Ingredients are on the company's website:
    Reduced fat milk, sugar, cocoa (processed with alkali), dextrose, corn starch, carrageenan, vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3.

    the corn starch and carrageenan are what makes it thick.

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      tabvipr May 22, 2010 04:52 PM

      thank you...let's see how this works

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        theperfectcookie May 23, 2010 12:11 AM

        yeah definitely corn starch, commercial bakers use it all the time.

    2. epabella May 23, 2010 03:22 AM

      melt your favorite chocolate in a double boiler, whisk in double cream. transfer to direct heat and pour in your milk stirring constantly until you get the consistency you're after. i would not resort to using starches for such a sinful beverage.

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