Vegan's Chronicles + [chocolate]

Vegan White Chocolate
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One of the first things I did when I got my hands on the Korean Olssu soy milk powder, was that I made vegan white chocolate! :) I've been wanting to try this for so long~

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I got this package of 100% cocoa butter "chips" from the Bangsan baking market, but you can also find it on internet baking sites such as this one.

For the chocolate recipe, I used this one from veganbaking.net. The recipe suggests using "superfine sugar" rather than powdered sugar because the cornstarch can give the chocolate a slight grainy feel. I used regular powdered stuff so my chocolate wasn't totally smoooooth, but it also could've been due to the soy milk powder. Perhaps next time I'll try it with castor sugar.

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Here's the mixture of melted cocoa butter, sugar, soy milk powder, salt, and vanilla extract.

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I didn't have a proper mold to make a chocolate bar, so I used these mini paper cups which worked out perfectly. They look like white chocolate Reeses Pieces! Gonna add peanut butter to the centers next time, but for these I just added walnuts, raisins, and shredded coconut to prettify them. That way, they're not just hunks of plain white chocolate.

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After about 30 minutes in the fridge, they were firm enough to photograph and sample. :) However, I probably should've waited longer because after a while of being out at room temperature, they got a bit soft again... but they still had all the flavors of white chocolate and I was happy with my first chocolate-making attempt. I definitely got a sugar rush after eating these. Yay!