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Carob

Ceratonia siliqua

Origin: The Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa.

Flavour: Sweet, nutty, earthy. Similar to chocolate minus the bitter notes.

Uses: Dessert, cookies, cake, syrup, substitute for chocolate.

Dishes: Fudge, bars, brownies, drinks, custard cookies, veggies, baked goods with fruit, mole sauce, baked ham.

Compliments: Cinnamon, nutmeg, anise, black pepper, ginger.

Substitutes for Carob: Cocoa powder, dark chocolate (unsweetened)

Carob is a delicious caffeine–free alternative to cocoa. This organic carob powder is ideal for recipes like brownies, mole and cakes. Add this variety of carob chips for muffins, cookies and cakes.
I would like to hear about the recipes you have created with carob.