Dark chocolate is that seductive dark force that could make you smarter, reduce the risk of getting a heart disease – and just existing as a great source of antioxidants for an overall better health! Dark chocolate in its purer form may taste bitter, as compared to milk chocolate. The higher % of cacao in the dark chocolate, the less sugar there typically is.
Be it just eating a small chunk of dark chocolate in its bar form, or adding into your cookie dough or muffin mixture; dark chocolate can nonetheless help add onto the indulgence to satisfy your craving. There are many reasons and ways to eat dark chocolate. To help you decide which ones to get, we have listed the best options in the market. Here are the best dark chocolates that you can get in Malaysia!
The Lindt Excellence 99% Cocoa is not for the faint-hearted. While it is recommended to start from a lower cocoa percentage if you’re new to dark chocolate, this is in itself a grand masterpiece. In almost the purest form, what hits you first is the intense and alluring aroma of chocolate. The thin squares pack a punch of bitterness when in contact with your taste buds, which is followed by an earthy yet rich chocolatey after taste. Take a small piece of this Lindt Excellence 99% Cocoa along with your favourite scotch whisky or expresso for a match made in heaven.
The Ritter Sport Dark Chocolate 50% is suitable for snacking right out of the pack. The chocolate is smooth with a balance of both sweet and bitterness, which makes it a great option whenever you need a quick perk me up or something to start stimulating your brain. This is made with quality, and fully natural ingredients and the cocoa beans come from Nicaragua and Papua New Guinea. You get a premium and rich chocolate that the whole family will surely enjoy with the Ritter Sport Dark Chocolate 50%.
The Beryl’s Dark Chocolate Coated Almonds is made to satisfy both nuts and chocolate lovers out there. The whole almonds are first roasted to bring out the nuttiness before encasing them in a generous coating of velvety smooth dark chocolate. Both chocolate and almond complement each other for a great-tasting bite. It is also convenient and fuss-free – with no preparation whatsoever required for the great pairing. The cherry on top is that this is also a highly nutritional snack. We guarantee that you’d finish the whole jar of Beryl’s Dark Chocolate Coated Almonds without realising it!
The Cadbury Old Gold 70% Cocoa is a delicious tasting block of dark chocolate with a higher content of cocoa. It provides a burst of intensely roasted chocolatey notes for your taste buds that will surely awaken your senses. Cadbury managed to perfect just the right creamy texture such that it feels velvety and smooth. This makes it great to pair with a cold glass of milk or a cup of freshly made coffee. This dark chocolate perfection is an affordable treat, given its high-quality cocoa. The Cadbury Old Gold 70% Cocoa will keep you well accompanied for those late nights.
The Hershey’s Kisses Special Dark Mildly Sweet Chocolate is a great option be it to fill a candy jar or to top your favourite cookie doughs for baking. Each nib is wrapped in a beautiful purple wrapper with the signature Hershey “Dark” paper plumes which you can easily use to unwrap for consumption. All of Hershey’s cocoas are fully vegan. You can also get creative with the Kisses. Get your dose of healthy antioxidants with the Hershey’s Kisses Special Dark Mildly Sweet Chocolate.
The Godiva 72% Dark Chocolate is a beautifully embossed bar of dark chocolate. It is thin yet with moulded into right-sized squares that you can break off to enjoy the right amount of dark chocolate. It has a powerful and rich chocolate flavour that is both tantalising and stimulating. With Godiva, you know that quality and perfection is guaranteed for all of its curated chocolate products. You won’t go wrong with the Godiva 72% Dark Chocolate.
The Kimiso Dark Chocolate Drink offers many health benefits. With no added sugar or laxatives, it is believed to help increase your metabolism rate and to help with a healthy weight loss. It offers to help bring down your total cholesterol level and to burn away stubborn fats in your body. Comes in sachets, all you have to do in add warm water, make sure the contents are fully dissolved, and it’s good to go. You could always use a little help and the Kimiso Dark Chocolate Drink is a great option.
The Brookside Acai & Blueberry Dark Chocolate is suitable for a quick snack in the middle of the day when you need a healthy perk me up. With a jelly blend of both superfoods in the core and a generous coating of smooth and creamy dark chocolate, what you get is a great tasting combination that is beneficial for your well-being. Check the price of the Brookside Acai & Blueberry Dark Chocolate on Lazada today!
The Toblerone Swiss Dark Chocolate is a twist to Toblerone’s usual milk chocolate with almond nougat and honey that is colloquially known by every household. It still comes in the same triangular shaped block and with the same foil packaging. This is a great option for when you want to reawaken your senses and want something that has nutritional value too! It is also perfect for a gift for Christmas or to surprise your fellow chocolate lover. Get the Toblerone Swiss Dark Chocolate from Lazada today.
The Whittakers Peanut Slab Dark Chocolate is made with 50% dark cocoa and roasted peanuts. The dark chocolate is bittersweet and complements the nuttiness to offer a great tasting combination. Whittakers is known for its peanut slab, so this dark chocolate version comes as a godsent for dark chocolate lovers. This comes in individual packs so you can just grab and go for fuel in the middle of the day. You won’t regret getting the Whittakers Peanut Slab Dark Chocolate.
The Belgian Dark Chocolate 85% has a rich-tasting chocolate flavour with tinges of coffee afternotes. Made from high-quality Belgian chocolate, this has absolutely no added preservatives, colouring and is free of alcohol. It is also suitable for vegetarians. You can use this for baking – simply chop them up and mix into your batter for a rich and decadent chocolate flavour. Impress your friends at potlucks with your baked goods with The Belgian Dark Chocolate 85%.
The Nestle KitKat 4 Finger Dark Chocolate is Nestle’s take on providing a healthier dark chocolate option to its chocolate-coated wafer fingers. Made with sustainable cocoa, each bite provides good sustenance to get your brain stimulated and going. All in all, it is a delicious tasting snack with the right crunch and texture. You deserve your breaks, and these are made better with the Nestle KitKat 4 Finger Dark Chocolate.
The Benns Ethicoa 72% Dark Chocolate is made with just 3 ingredients to bring out the purest and most real flavours of the dark chocolate. With added Cacao Nibs, there is a slight crunch to the chocolate so that you get different textures in addition to a rich-bodied chocolate taste. The Cacao Butter helps to make the chocolate smooth and easy on the palette. We absolutely love how aesthetically pleasing the packaging of this dark chocolate is. The Benns Ethicoa 72% Dark Chocolate definitely makes for a great gift!
The Ritter Sport Dark Almond and Orange Chocolate is made with chopped almonds and orange peels and embodies in the 50% cocoa chocolate. With a generous serving of the toppings, you get a great crunchy and tinge of citrus-ness with every bite. This is an ultimate combination that complements the semi-bitterness of the dark chocolate supremely well. Check the price of the Ritter Sport Dark Almond and Orange Chocolate on Lazada today!