Cordial (candy)

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Cherry cordial
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Main ingredientsFruit, invertase, chocolate
Food energy
(per serving)
150 (calories may vary depending on brand) kcal

A cordial is a type of confection in which a fruit filling is placed within a chocolate shell. A well known confectionery of this type is the cherry cordial.


The liquid center found in some cordials is made using invertase to hydrolyze sucrose in the filling, a process that can take up to two weeks. This makes it a requirement to age the cordials in storage before consuming them to ensure the filling has become liquid. Some fillings include cherry, strawberry, raspberry and blueberry.[1][2]

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  2. ^ LaBau, Elizabeth. What is Invertase? Retrieved April 11, 2015.