In collaboration with master chocolatier William Curley and pastry chef Ravneet Gill, the BBC Good Food on-test team reviewed 36 bars of 68-72% dark chocolate. We were looking for a bar with character, good ‘length’ (flavour that lasts on the tongue) and a smooth texture. We only included plain bars, without additions such as salt, cocoa nibs or other flavourings. Here are our top buys…
Best supermarket buys
JD Gross Premium Ecuador Dark Chocolate 70% (125g)
Best artisan bars
Amedei Toscano Black Cioccolato Fondente Extra 70% (50g)
Pump Street Grenada, Crayfish Bay Estate 70% (70g)
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