7,867,544 (Jan. 11, 2011), A. Buck, et al., assigned to Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, IL
March 1, 2011
An amorphous sugar-free sweetening composition acts as a sugar substitute in the production of a chocolate confection. Maltitol syrup may be employed in a chocolate confection mixture with a dry milk substitute composition to form a chocolate confection with improved taste and texture characteristics compared with other sugar-free chocolate confection compositions. Other amorphous sweetening compositions may be used in the production of chocolate compositions. Methods of making chocolate compositions are also disclosed.