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Bitter chocolate v cocoa powder

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Considering both are unsweetened, can they be used interchangeably in a stew? I don't bake much (any) sweets, so I really am not familiar with the ingredients.

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    1. Yes, esp. if your cocoa powder is the natural unsweetened kind (as opposed to the Dutch processed).

      But how interchangeable they are depends on your recipe and application.

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      1. re: ipsedixit

        Man this redesign is awful. Tis is already kicked back 3 pages. So much for easy.

        Anyway it isn't marked Dutch process, just 100 percent cocoa. Since it is Ina stew, I'm guessing not going to matter much.