Bucare is a versatile, balanced dark chocolate that has pleasant tones of dried fruit. Moderately acidic, less fluid, Bucare has a long, lingering "mouthfeel" with great character and texture. For years it has been relied upon for balance between flavor, aroma, and flexibility, making it El Rey's recommended all purpose dark chocolate. However, Bucare is hearty and thick and not recommended for confectionery or decorative applications where a more fluid chocolate is desired.
Bakers should use for molded chocolates and glazes, filling for pastries and cakes. Make chocolate-covered pretzels, mix up a batch of hot chocolate, or use as a glaze for Boston cream pie. Pair with a soft minerally red like Tempranillo, Barbera d'Alba, or a Meritage.
Two samplers of El Rey's 4 most premium chocolates, containing all 3 chocolates from our Special Reserve line and our Icoa white chocolate, 6 time winner of Best White Chocolate in the World
- 34% Icoa White Chocolate
- 56% Aniversario Milk Chocolate
- 60.5% Cariaco Dark Chocolate
- 70% Sur del Lago Dark Chocolate
Starting From (per pound): $13.63
Sur del Lago 70% Dark Chocolate Special Reserve
Bucare 58.5% Dark - 12-Count Sleeve of 80 Gram Chocolate Bars