Cocal; 5-Methyl-2 phenyl hexenal FEMA #3199

Would you volunteer to taste chocolate cakes? Who says no to chocolate? I am in the middle of a house move and working long hours, but I will find time to judge chocolate cakes at the Thurston County Fair. Cake baking contestants should expect a critical assessment of the chocolate flavor in their cakes. Ingredients in chocolate You need roasted cocoa beans, milk solids, sugar and vanilla the make chocolate.I blend flavor "keys"(vanilla, milk and cocoa flavors) to make chocolate flavor. Each"key"contains chemical aromatics of each component. Cocoa "keys" use aldehydes such as: Cocal or 5-Methyl 2-phenyl hexenal (FEMA #3199): a POWERFUL aromatic which characterizes cocoa when used at a very low level. A general flavor description is … [Read more...]