Articles & Recipes

Chocolate Fondue

February 7, 2017

Chocolate fondue is a very elegant dessert, yet it's so easy to make. You can even make it without the liqueur by substituting decaf coffee instead. Your Valentine will love sharing this divine treat with you...

Ingredients Makes 6 servings

3⁄4 cup whipping (35%) cream 175 mL
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 250 mL
2 tbsp liqueur such as hazelnut or Galliano 25 mL
Suggested Dipping Items
Cubes of loaf or pound cake
Strawberries
Banana chunks
Orange segments
Pretzels
Large marshmallows
Small cookies
Dried fruit

Instructions

Prep
  • Ceramic fondue pot or medium ceramic dish
  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine cream and chocolate chips. Microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate is shiny and almost melted. Stir until smooth.
  2. Whisk liqueur into chocolate mixture.Transfer to fondue pot.
  3. Arrange dipping items on a platter and serve.
Leftover fondue can be refrigerated overnight. Warm in microwave before serving.
Try to use a fondue pot with a tea light that is made for chocolate fondue so that the chocolate won’t burn.

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