Carob Powder

Carob Powder

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DESCRIPTION

Carob Powder 

Carob powder is a versatile ingredient derived from the roasted and ground pods of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua), native to the Mediterranean region

Carob powder resembles cocoa powder in appearance but has a unique flavor profile. It's naturally sweet, with a mild, earthy taste often compared to chocolate but without the bitterness. The powder is usually a rich brown color and has a fine texture

Uses:

  1. Healthy Alternative to Cocoa: Carob powder is often used as a cocoa substitute, especially for those looking to reduce their caffeine intake or avoid the stimulant effects of chocolate. It's naturally caffeine-free and lower in fat than cocoa powder.

  2. Baking: Carob powder can be used in baking to add a chocolate-like flavor to cakes, cookies, muffins, and brownies. It works well in recipes that call for cocoa powder, and you can generally substitute it in a 1:1 ratio.

  3. Hot Beverages: You can make a delicious hot carob drink by mixing carob powder with hot milk or a milk alternative, sweetening to taste with honey or another sweetener. It makes a comforting and caffeine-free alternative to hot chocolate.

  4. Smoothies and Shakes: Add a tablespoon or two of carob powder to your smoothies or shakes for a boost of flavor. It pairs well with fruits like bananas, strawberries, and cherries.

  5. Dessert Toppings: Sprinkle carob powder over yogurt, ice cream, or oatmeal for a tasty topping. You can also mix it with other ingredients to make a chocolatey sauce for drizzling over desserts.

  6. Energy Bars and Balls: Carob powder can be incorporated into homemade energy bars or protein balls for a  delicious snack. Combine it with nuts, dried fruit, and seeds for a satisfying treat.

  7. Thickening Agent: Carob powder can be used as a thickening agent in recipes such as puddings, custards, and sauces. Its naturally sweet flavor can enhance the taste of these dishes while providing a smooth, creamy texture.

Carob powder is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes, offering a unique flavor. If you're looking for a cocoa alternative to your recipes, carob powder is worth exploring.

INGREDIENTS

100% Carob Powder

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving size 10g        
  Quantity Per Serving     Quantity Per 100g  
Energy 124 kJ   1239 kJ
Protein LESS THAN 1 g   4.9 g
Fat, total LESS THAN 1 g   LESS THAN 1 g
- saturated LESS THAN 1 g   LESS THAN 1 g
Carbohydrate 4.7 g   46.7 g
 - sugars 3.4 g   34.0 g
Sodium LESS THAN 10 mg   LESS THAN 10 mg

All values are considered averages


Best Before:

JUNE 2025