Bittersweet chocolate, not to be confused with unsweetened or semisweet chocolate, is
primarily used for baking. A slightly sweetened dark chocolate, it has many uses such as
making shiny chocolate curls as garnishes or rich, dense chocolate cakes. Both it and
semisweet chocolate are required by the U.S. FDA to contain at least 35% chocolate
liquor. Brut (Bitter) In the U.S. the FDA describes this as chocolate that does not contain
any sugar, though it may contain natural or artificial flavoring. This pure chocolate is
intended for cooking as only real fanatics will enjoy this very bitter chocolate substance
with a solid cocoa content in excess of 85%.