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Is manteca de cocoa vegan?

Manteca de cocoa is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is manteca de cocoa?

Manteca de cocoa, also known as cocoa butter, is a natural fat extracted from cocoa beans. It has a smooth and creamy texture with a subtle chocolate scent, making it a popular ingredient in various confectionery and skincare products. Manteca de cocoa is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, which benefit the skin by improving hydration and elasticity. In cooking, it is commonly used in baking recipes for its ability to add moisture and richness to cakes and pastries. This versatile ingredient is an essential component of chocolate-making, lending a glossy finish and silky texture to the finished product.

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