Do you have a romantic dinner coming up? Why don't you try this easy chocolate fondue recipe.
It's pretty much a guaranteed success unless your significant other does not like chocolate.
Make sure to use the right fondue equipment and to not overheat the chocolate.
Feel free to improvise and add a few touches of your own or try one of these chocolate fondue recipes listed on our sitemap.
Basic Chocolate Fondue Recipe
|125 ml||(1/2 cup)||Water|
|250 g||(1/2 lb)||Dark Chocolate|
|100 g||(3.5 oz)||Milk Chocolate|
|300 ml||(1 1/4 cup)||Cream, 35%|
|Assortment of Chocolate Dippers|
1. In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil, then discard. Do not dry the saucepan.
2. Pour the cream in the saucepan and heat over medium heat until it is hot (about 2 minutes).
3. Add the dark and milk chocolate and stir until it melts and has a smooth texture.
4. Add the marshmallows and stir.
5. Transfer to you warm chocolate fondue pot or melting pot.
6. Dip bite-sized pieces of chocolate dippers.
7. Enjoy and repeat but no double-dipping!
Most fruits make excellent dippers when cut into small pieces but you don't have to limit yourself to fruit. The most commonly used chocolate fondue dippers are:
- Strawberries, whole or half if large strawberries
- Banana slices
- Grapes, whole
- Cherries, whole
- Pound cake, bite-sized pieces
- Orange, quarters
- Pineapple, bite-sized pieces
- Apple slices
- Kiwi slices
- Pear slices
- Doughnuts, bite-sized pieces
- Croissants, bite-sized pieces
- Melon (honeydew, watermelon, cantaloupe), sliced or scooped in bite-sized pieces
If none of your guests are allergic to nuts, you can also offer a selection of pecans, almonds, etc.
If this easy chocolate fondue recipe has put you in a romantic mood and got you thinking about French cuisine and other luscious desserts, then check out these famous French food ideas and easy French food recipes.
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