Does chocolate spoil?

@ratty79 (284)
United States
December 21, 2006 10:14pm CST
I also have chocolate sitting in my house for a really long time. I cant tell if its still good or not.
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@cikedo (3487)
• United States
22 Dec 06
I'm sure chocolate will eventually spoil but it takes a very long time.
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• United States
22 Dec 06
Taste it and see. It can spoil or get stale.
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• Canada
22 Dec 06
Hi ratty :) I think it depends on what you mean by "a really long time." Chocolate can be kept for more than a year, if you store it properly. After some time, chocolate can "bloom" or look sort of white but it doesn't mean it's bad. You can still cook with it, for example. I've read that it's best to store chocolate somewhere cool and dry where it doesn't touch any moisture (or heat, of course!). I don't believe you're really supposed to refrigerate chocolate but I've read that, if you have to, because of heat or humidity where you live, you should wrap it in a layer of plastic to keep in the taste.
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@jennifer611 (2502)
• United States
22 Dec 06
taste it and see... jeeeeeeezzzz
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@Lydia1901 (16354)
• United States
30 Dec 06
I'm not sure if it does or doesn't, never had to deal with that before.