How to use carob powder
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Carob powder is an excellent substitution for Cocoa powder.  The flavor is similar and helps with the Chocoholic cravings but eliminates the caffeine.  Any recipe calling for cocoa powder can use carob powder instead.

CHOCOLATE FUDGE

2 c. sugar
6 T. Carob powder
2 T butter
2/3 c milk
Pinch of salt
1 t. vanilla


Combine sugar, milk, salt and carob powder.  Bring mixture to boil, not stirring.  Boil to soft ball stage (234-238F).  Add butter and vanilla and cool without stirring til butter melts.  Beat mixture til creamy and thickening and shine disappears. Pour into well buttered pan.  Cut in squares.  

If you want nutty fudge, add 1/2 c chopped nut when you add the vanilla.

HOT COCOA

3 T. Carob Powder
1/4 c. Sugar
2 c. Milk, scalded
2 c Water, Boiling

Combine carob, sugar and water and cook 3-5 min.  Add milk and blend together.  Serve hot and add marshmallow or whipped cream on top.

Add 1/3 c. of carob powder and replace chocolate chips with carob chips in a chocolate chip cookie recipe and have "Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Cookies."

Add 1/4 c. carob powder to your favorite pancake or waffle recipe to make "Chocolate Pancakes or Waffles."

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