Roasted White Chocolate

Sure, you can buy caramelized white chocolate—often labeled blond chocolate—but it’s far more fun to make it yourself. Just roast a white chocolate bar at a low temperature, and watch as its sugars and milk solids caramelize, becoming imbued with toasty butterscotch flavor. This recipe first appeared in our 2015 SAVEUR 100.

Roasted White Chocolate Roasted White Chocolate
Sure, you can buy caramelized white chocolate—often labeled blond chocolate—but it's far more fun to make it yourself.
Yield: makes 1LB

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. white chocolate (at least 20 percent cocoa butter)

Instructions

  1. Chop the white chocolate and spread it on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake at 265°, stirring every 5 to 10 minutes, until golden brown. When it’s cooled, break into chunks and fold into ice cream, mousse, or cookie dough.