Cocoa Substitution

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HERSHEY'S Cocoa may be substituted for a variety of chocolate baking ingredients in recipes. HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Cocoa is naturally low in fat, very low in sodium and is cholesterol-free. Use the following guide to substitute HERSHEY'S Cocoa for other chocolate: Unsweetened Baking Chocolate = 3 level tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa plus 1 tablespoon shortening (liquid or solid) equals 1 square (1 ounce) chocolate. Semi-Sweet Chocolate = 6 level tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa plus 7 tablespoons sugar plus 1/4 cup shortening equals 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or six squares (1 ounce each) semi-sweet baking chocolate. Premelted Unsweetened Chocolate = 3 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa plus 1 tablespoon oil or melted shortening equals 1 envelope (1 ounce). Hershey's is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation. Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens. Meal-Master compatible recipe format by Karen Mintzias (