Unsweetened Baking Chocolate Substitute

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

Ever had a recipe that called for unsweetened chocolate and you were out or didn't have enough? Here's the solution! I've used this several times in various recipes and the results were perfect.

Top Review by jas kaur

Love this stuff !! i have used it a couple of times it wrks really well i have also tried sweetened cocoa powder (also known as drnking chocolate) for a semi sweet chocolate relacement and it works great too !!Thank u You are simply amazing :D

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon oil or 1 tablespoon shortening


  1. Melt butter or shortening. (I use microwave).
  2. Stir in cocoa until dissolved.
  3. Use one batch PER 1 oz. of unsweetened chocolate called for in your recipe.

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