What is Crispy Chocolate Sprinkles?
Hard and crunchy sprinkles shaped into short sticks of just a few millimeters or into tiny balls and various shapes. The sprinkles are made from sugar, starch cocoa powder and flavorings. They are sweet and used as a decorative topping on desserts.
What does Crispy Chocolate Sprinkles Taste Like?
...Sweet is one of the five main tastes. It has smooth and round notes in its flavor profile. Sweet is a naturally occurring flavor in many foods, including fruits, berries, winter squashes, sugarcane, and honey. The sweet taste in these foods is due to a higher sugar content. Sweetness is characteristic of desserts and is used as an accent in savory foods.
...Sugar comes from sugar cane and sugar beets. The sugar is extracted from the juice of both plants and refined into the granulated substance known as sugar. Sucrose, the sweet substance of sugar is a combination of glucose and fructose. White sugar is composed of tiny white, dry granules. The flavor is sweet and neutral. Brown sugar is brown and has more moisture, with a richer flavor that hints at molasses. Sugar is used in both sweet and savory foods.
...Cornstarch is obtained from the endosperm of the corn kernel. This is the main body and juicy part of the kernel. Cornstarch is a fine, white powder with a squeaky texture and neutral flavor. It is used in many foods, particularly in America. Cornstarch makes an easy thickener for liquids, such as sauces and an excellent binding agent for baked goods. In the 1800's cornstarch was used for starching laundry, making the clothing appear stiff and professional.
...Palm oil comes from the red colored pulp of the palm fruit. The oil is yellow golden. Red palm oil is a reddish color and of a slightly higher quality. Yellow palm oil has a mild buttery flavor and red palm oil has a harsher taste. The oil is of a similar consistency to olive oil.
...Cocoa powder is made from the fermented and dried cocoa bean and ground into a delicate powder. This powder is extremely fine, brown and tastes earthy like cocoa. It is bitter until sweetened and used in many baked goods and some savory dishes. Cocoa is a key ingredient in brownies.
...Flavors refer to any number of additives that gives food and drink items a specific or enhanced taste. These flavors may be from natural or artificial sources. Natural flavors come from oils, distillations, oleoresins, protein hydrolysates or extracts made from plants including: barks, fruits, vegetables and herbs, or from animal sources. These sources undergo a number of different methods in order for the flavor to be obtained and made into use for human consumption. Artificial flavors are made from lab-obtained sources, such as petroleum and various chemical compounds. They are made to mimic the exact taste of its replacement, for example: vanilla, lemon, or raspberry and often undergo strict testing before the artificial flavor is allowed to be used in a food source.