One of the best desserts for special occasions is this easy chocolate fondue recipe. A few simple ingredients are melted into the most heavenly chocolate mixture.
Servings: 8 servings
- 8 ounces heavy cream can substitute up to half of the amount with whole milk for a thinner fondue
- 1 tablespoon liqueur Grand Marnier recommended, see note below for other options
- pinch salt
- 12 ounces chocolate can use dark, semi-sweet, or milk chocolate, try to use good quality, chopped into small pieces
Heat cream: Add the heavy cream (or cream and milk, if using), the liqueur, and the salt to a medium-sized saucepan. Heat the mixture over medium heat just until the edges of the cream start to bubble. remove from heat and immediately add chocolate but do not stir.
Mix fondue: After the chocolate has had about a minute to sit undisturbed, start to stir the mixture. Continuously stir until completely mixed.
Serve: Transfer melted chocolate fondue to a warm fondue set or keep warm on the stove over very low heat. Serve with a variety of chocolate fondue dippers.
Any kind of Liqueur that will taste good with chocolate will work. Some options include:
Nutritional information based on chocolate fondue only; not the dippers.
Chocolate – like Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
- Coffee – like Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur
Nutty – like Frangelico Liqueur
Citrus – like Charles Regnier Triple Sec
Fruity – like Chambord Raspberry Liqueur
Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 417IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg