Hi, I am having trouble producing cocoa liquor/paste from roasted, winnowed beans with my corona grinder. It is only grinding it into coffee-like grounds, not liquor. I have seen pictures online of…Continue
"I very much doubt you could get any cocoa butter out of this machine, not sure where you have seen this being used for cocoa butter extraction but if you have a Piteba you're probably much better off using that to press your cocoa butter. I…"
Just to update you, I tried the grinder again. This time I broke it. I heated the mill and put the plates as tight as i could get them. it worked a little bit better, but nowhere near the paste consistency…"
"I'd heat up the unit itself. you're passing what i'm guessing is a very small quantity (<1 kg?) through the unit, which appears to be at least 5x that mass which means it'll suck up the heat from your beans…"
i took them straight from the burner, winnowed them and ran them through the grinder, so they were still pretty warm. you think i should winnow them and then throw them back on the burner for a minute before I grind…"
Hi, I am having trouble producing cocoa liquor/paste from roasted, winnowed beans with my corona grinder. It is only grinding it into coffee-like grounds, not liquor. I have seen pictures online of others cranking out liquor with a manual corona grinder, so I know it is possible, but I do not know why I am only getting fine grounds. My mill is not a corona brand, but a victoria cast iron grinder. it's the same specs as a corona, steel burrs, etc. i had the burrs just about as close as they…See More