cocoa butter

views updated May 11 2018

cocoa butter The fat from the cocoa bean, used in chocolate manufacture and in pharmaceuticals; it has a low sharp melting point, between 31 and 35 ° C, so it melts in the mouth; mostly 2‐oleopalmitostearin.

cocoa butter

views updated Jun 08 2018

co·coa but·ter • n. a fatty substance obtained from cocoa beans and used esp. in the manufacture of confectionery and cosmetics.

cacao butter

views updated May 21 2018

cacao butter See cocoa butter.