Not all chocolate bars are created equal. It’s easy to make a chocolate bar with a beautiful label, but it’s harder to produce chocolate with a purpose. The grim reality of the chocolate industry is that cocoa farmers have been plagued with a long history of extreme poverty, child labor, and even slave labor. Despite good intentions by the chocolate industry, these issues are still prevalent.
Fall brings the arrival of comfy wool sweaters, soul-soothing pumpkin spice snacks, and chilly nights cozied up by the fireplace. But most of all, it’s finally cool enough to turn the oven on and enjoy baking again! However you choose to indulge, take your chocolate recipes to the next level, and bake with chocolate bars instead of chocolate chips.
If you’ve ever looked for an excuse to eat more delicious dark chocolate, I’m sure you know about some of the health benefits that come along with its consumption. For one thing, a recent study found a correlation between countries with higher chocolate consumption and countries with a higher number of Nobel Prize winners.