Posts By: Cacao Staff

Our New Site and Online Shop Soon

We’re excited to announce some big changes to our web site that simplify browsing and getting in touch. The updates reflect our goal to share the exciting and ever-changing world of fine chocolate with you, from North West chocolatiers to craft chocolate makers around the corner and across the globe. We’re also preparing to take… Read more »

Coconut Milk Premium Drinking Chocolate

Ingredients ½ cup coconut milk (about ¼ can) ½ cup water 8 Tbsp Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate Mix Directions Heat coconut milk and water over medium low heat until the mixture begins to simmer. Remove pan from heat and add 8 tablespoons of Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate mix and let rest for a minute. Return… Read more »

Traditional Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate

Ingredients ½ cup Whole Milk ½ Cup Heavy Cream 8 Tablespoons Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate Directions Gently heat ½ cup whole milk and ½ cup heavy cream over low heat, stirring regularly. Be careful not to overheat. Once the dairy reaches about 160F degrees remove from heat and add 8 tablespoons of Cacao Premium Drinking… Read more »

Simple Vegan Ganache

Makes Fresh Truffles, Coconut Chocolate Spread, Chocolate Glaze etc. Directions Heat 8 Tbsp Coconut Milk and 8 Tbsp Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate Mix on low heat in a small sauce pan until completely smooth and melted. Be sure to whisk and scrape with a rubber spatula frequently. Cool in refrigerator overnight. Scoop out round balls… Read more »

Cacao 5-Spice Premium Drinking Chocolate

Makes 4 demitasse servings Ingredients ½ cup Whole Milk ½ cup Heavy Cream 8 Tablespoons Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate Mix 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground dried ginger 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 1/8 tsp ground star anise Directions Gently heat ½ Cup Whole Milk and ½ Cup Heavy Cream and all ground spices… Read more »

Cacao Premium Drinking Chocolate Mix!

At long last after much customer demand – we finally have released our own drinking chocolate mix for you to prepare and enjoy in your own home! We hope to have online ordering available soon.  In the meantime, the mix is available in both of our stores or order via email or phone.

Cacao Featured in the Wall Street Journal

We are excited and honored to be in the Wall Street Journal along with our favorite Portland chocolatiers and chocolate makers! Here is a great video interview of Charlotte Druckman talking about writing the article.

Cacao on the Cooking Channel

Watch us on the Cooking Channel Unique Sweets Cravings episode 7:30PM. It’s a nice bit about our store and particularly focuses on Elizabeth Montes from Sahagun and the products we carry of hers.