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Now Foods, Real Food, Carob Powder, 12 oz (340g)

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  • Product Code: NOW-06669
  • UPC Code: 733739066695
  • Package Quantity: 12 oz (340g)
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.3 x 1.6 in, 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
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Product Overview

  • Pure. Natural. Real
  • 100% Pure
  • Dry Roasted
  • Chocolate Substitute
  • Your Recipe's Secret Ingredient
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Product

NOW Real Food Carob Powder is a flavorful and versatile substitute for chocolate.

Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.

Suggested Use

Use in place of cocoa powder in your favorite recipes for delicious natural chocolate flavor without the fat, caffeine or theobromine found in chocolate. Carob isn't as rich as chocolate but it's actually sweeter. When cooking with Carob substitute 1.5 to 2 parts Carob Powder for every 1 part cocoa powder called for in a recipe. Due to Carob Powder's sweetness you may need to decrease the amount of sugar used.

Quick & Easy Carob Frosting

  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. liquid vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup NOW Real Food Maple Syrup
  • 4 tbsp. milk
  • 3/4 cup non-instant milk powder
  • ¼ cup NOW Real Food Carob Powder

Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.

Other Ingredients

Carob powder (dry roasted).

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 1/2 Tbsp (15 g)
Serving Per Container: about 23
  Amount Per Serving %Daily Value*
Calories 60  
Calories from Fat 0  
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 5 mg <1%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 4%
Sugars 7 g  
Protein 1 g  
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   6%
Iron   2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Fair Substitute for Cocoa Powder

Posted by Reviewer2509874 on Jun 05, 2009

Substitute for cocoa in chocolate cake. Use a full cup for a 2-layer cake if you want that sinfully-rich effect. However, be prepared to really play with a classic cake recipe to get a chocolatey flavor. Use less sugar, because carob is sweeter than cocoa. Add acidity and bitterness, because believe it or not, part of what chocoholics love about chocolate is that it has very complex components like that. I add sour cream and a tablespoon of instant coffee, then blend super-well. Remember, you can always use decaffeinated coffee.

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8 people found the following review helpful

Absolutely delicious

Posted by Reviewer1632918 on Nov 09, 2009

I have tried a few other carob powders but that is the best of all.The flavor is just amazing.Thank you so much

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Posted by Reviewer2492424 on Feb 28, 2012

I added stevia and milk but it was rancid -- had to throw out the entire bottle. I like Now Foods products, but after literally gagging on this one I'll definitely never buy this product again.

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5 people found the following review helpful

Great flavor

Posted by Reviewer2392378 on Jun 07, 2010

I love carob, and I was very impressed with this brand. If you expect carob to be the same as chocolate, it's not. It's much more "malty" and can be substituted where you'd use cocoa powder, but definitely isn't the same. I actually prefer carob to cocoa (no caffeine jitters!) and would definitely buy this brand again.

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4 people found the following review helpful

This does not taste good

Posted by Reviewer1036837 on May 08, 2011

I use a tiny bit when making chocolate, but you don´t need this. Tastes aweful on it´s own.

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3 people found the following review helpful

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