Cocoa butter



Cocoa butter

Appearance Solid at room temperature, melts upon heating
Color Pale yellow to light brown
Odor Mild, chocolate-like aroma
Taste Delicate, sweet flavor
Melting Point 30-35°C (86-95°F)
Boiling Point Approximately 313°C (595°F)
Density 0.92-0.97 g/cm³
Refractive Index 1.455-1.459 at 40°C (104°F)
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents
Shelf Life Long shelf life, up to 2-5 years if stored properly