Rich, bitter sweet and decadent - dark chocolate has resurged in recent years in popularity, and it's hard not to see why. Unlike the more saccharine milk or creamy white, dark chocolate relies on more of it's own native flavors and stimulates more areas of taste buds than it's compatriots.
Often used in baking when not a treat in bar form, dark chocolate often is considered to have the most health benefits compared to the other two as it has most cocoa liquer of any of the chocolate. Percentages of cocoa solids is what defines dark chocolate. According to the University of Michigan Health System, (source), Dark Chocolate refers to any chocolate made with above 45 percent classifies as dark chocolate.
For the record, yes, Dark Chocolate is my favourite.
|Dark Chocolate Infused Imitation Shamrock Shake||Ghirardelli: Sea Salt Soiree|
|N/A||Hershey's Dark Chocolate|
|N/A||Lindt: Intense Orange|
|N/A||Lindt: Touch of Sea Salt|