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What is Milk Chocolate?

Milk chocolate is an indulgent, melt-in-your-mouth treat. Creamy and smooth in texture, milk chocolate is loved the world over. Here’s what makes it so special.

 

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How is Milk Chocolate Made?

Crafting milk chocolate is a labor of love, with three main stages:

First, chocolate producers blend milk ingredients and sugar and gently mix them with chocolate liquor and cocoa powder. Next, the mixture is dried and becomes a milk chocolate crumbly powder.

The third and final stage is where milk chocolate gets its smooth and velvety taste and texture through a stage called ‘conching’, which means carefully mixing all the ingredients together. Like a chef in his own kitchen, the master chocolatiers follow a traditional long conching which guarantees rich, subtle flavor development. The process starts at a low temperature and as it starts mixing, the temperature is raised very slowly to help it dry and develop new delicate flavors from the heat. 

Care is taken to gently mix for long enough to fully develop the chocolate flavors and allow ingredients to combine together in the most silky possible way.

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Milk Chocolate's Smooth Taste

Milk chocolate gets its mild, velvety taste from a delicate balance of ingredients. While milk chocolate and dark chocolate both use cocoa liquor, cocoa butter and sugar, milk chocolate also uses milk powder to give it a creamier taste, texture, and lighter color.

Make the Most of Milk Chocolate

Milk chocolate’s subtly sweet taste makes it the perfect partner to your favorite treats. Pair milk chocolate with a cup of your favorite hot or iced coffee or tea for a sweet afternoon break. Or, combine popcorn with almonds and milk chocolate to enhance a classic movie night snack.

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Magnum Milk Chocolate

Magnum Milk Chocolate is featured in many of our best-selling ice cream bars, like the decadent Double Caramel bar or our new Milk Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Tubs.

Craving a nutty taste and texture experience? Try Magnum Almond. Made with the same high-quality cocoa and covered in roasted almonds, it’s a crackly, crunchy delight.    

Bar of Milk Chocolate

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