Meaning of plain chocolate in English:

plain chocolate

Pronunciation /ˌpleɪn ˈtʃɒk(ə)lət/

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mass nounBritish
  • Dark, slightly bitter, chocolate without added milk.

    North American term bittersweet chocolate

    ‘They have other fun things like the Tastebud Initiation which includes Aunt Helene's farmhouse chicken or toast with hot goat's cheese and a dessert of little plain chocolate mice.’
    • ‘But this effect was not seen when volunteers drank milk with plain chocolate.’
    • ‘I was very fond of plain chocolate, though it was not as good as what you can buy today.’
    • ‘US dark chocolate is the same as UK plain chocolate, that is, the darkest and least sweet of the chocolates intended for eating (also called bittersweet).’
    • ‘Lindane traces have been found in Thorntons, Nestle and Tesco own - brand chocolate, as well as luxury plain chocolate made by Swiss company Lindt And Sprungli and sold in Sainsbury's, Tesco and Woolworths.’
    • ‘A tiny study in Nature [CrossRef] offers potentially good news for lovers of plain chocolate.’
    • ‘He invites me to join in and, yes, it's true that Kenyan coffee has a citrus, almost lemony taste, while the Abyssinian coffee is dark, full-blooded and winey, and Javan tastes of good plain chocolate.’
    • ‘When she takes a tasting class, Sara sticks to plain chocolate.’
    • ‘I wasn't sure what kind you'd like, so I stuck with plain chocolate.’
    • ‘In that context, your plan to introduce plain chocolate or strawberry flavors, a plan which superficially may make marketing sense, doesn't make branding sense.’
    • ‘Green & Black's do a plain chocolate containing dried fruit and nuts that I think would be better for her.’
    • ‘Before 1958 the dark brown Smartie had a plain chocolate centre and the light brown one tasted of coffee.’