Chocolate Foundue

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May 252009
 

Prepare and slice different kinds of fruits: apples, bananas, strawberries, mandarin oranges, blackberries, pineapple. Other ideas are marshmallows, pretzels, gummy bears.
This is great for small gathering, kids just love to participate in the whole process of dipping the fruits in the chocolate.

Chocolate sauce:
1 cup chocolate chips ( sweet or semi-sweet) or broken pieces of chocolate bar
1 cup half and half ( light cream)
1 tsp vanilla extract

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Method:

Mix the chocolate chip and the cream in a pot (or fondue pot) over the stove.

Stir constantly and gently until the chocolate is melted and smooth. You may add more cream to reach your preferred consistency. Stir the vanilla extract.

Transfer the sauce to your fondue pot, light up the burner. Ready to serve! As you serve, occasionally stir the sauce, so it will not burn at the bottom of the pot.

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Curiosity Corner Jan 2013
Did you know that fondue has its origins in Switzerland? I was a way to eat “old” bread that turned hard and a way to preserve cheese by mixing it with wine. The cheese with wine would be heated and softened into a sauce and the bread hard as wood would be dipped into the cheese sauce, this way the bread would become edible.

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  34 Responses to “Chocolate Foundue”

  1. wow this looks so good.I lobe strawberry and chocolate.

  2. Chocolate fondue is such a great dessert. I had it last night as a surprising finish to a meal at a restaurant in Monterey. Your’s looks fab!

    –Marc

  3. Chocolate fondue sounds wonderful with the yummy fresh fruits!

  4. Yum! Fondue is the best, especially with strawberries and pineapples!

  5. Yes a million times to chocolate fondue. Very delicious and healthy right with all that fruit?!

  6. I dream about chocolate fondue…so good…I love figs and pieces of donut/angel food cake. Yum.

  7. Mmmhhh, delicious!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  8. i love the unique way of presenting your recipes.. photography is stunning and most of all this recipe look fabulous.. keep it up!! cant wait to try this out :)
    cheers!!

  9. So I totally have a fondue pot and have not yet used it! You’ve inspired me!!! The thought of dipping fruit in chocoalte this morning sounds like heaven

  10. really, could there be anything better than a pot full to the brim of chocolate? i doubt it. i love your dippers too. :)

  11. Yummmm… sounds and looks delish! I never tried chocolate fondue, but I have no doubts this is amazing!

  12. This is such a delicious and fun dessert! And, it’s a healthy choice with all the fruit.

  13. This is a wonderful party dish. My mom bought me a fondue pot around five years ago. She feels bad that I hardly ever use it. I think I’ll make her (and my family) happy and surprise them with a chocolate fondue! :)
    Thank you for visiting me at my blog.. I love getting to know the woman foodies who’s food passions extend to our families!
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  14. I’ve always wanted a fondue pot. This is such a special treat but so easy to make. All those fresh fruits look delicious!

  15. Hi there, thanks for stopping by my blog earlier. I love Chocolate Fondue. I make at home for the first time just last Winter. Yours look very scrumptious with all kinds of fruit.

  16. I love chocolate fondue! Great selection of fruits!

  17. Great finish to an evening! Melted chocolate and strawberries all the way.

  18. What a great idea! And I bet the strawberries are especially delicious right now!

  19. ooh~ what fun!! I would totally add marshmallows and popcorn to the mix!

  20. I think you may have just become my kids best friend, because I am totally going to make this tomorrow!

    I have 3 friends sleeping over with my 3 kids, and what a fun thing to make! Thank you!

  21. Oh, I love the simple deliciousness of chocolate and fruit. It is truly heaven! Especially love the pineapple chunks dipped in chocolate! =)

  22. This is the best kind of dessert – covered in delicious chocolate! I love your ‘Curiosity Corner’ and in this case, isn’t it amazing that some of the best foods came about not because of some grand plan but from simple necessity and ingenuity? Thank goodness for the person who decided to invent fondue instead of throwing away stale bread and old cheese! 8-)

  23. Man, so happy to see a post- The presentation is fabulous, nicely set up and ready to “dip”- I Had, sadly, fondue ONCE- isn’t that terrible?

  24. Children’s party???????????? I’m thinking I’ll make it just for me. Love fondues and now that it’s summer and the fruits are peaking – this is definitely the way to go. And everything tastes better with chocolate!

  25. Yummie indeed! i love fresh fruits dipped in a lovely chocolate sauce,….MMMMMM…pure indulgence!

  26. those plates of fruit look fantastic – and who wouldn’t ;ove that chocolate fondu!

  27. Mmmm, all that fruit would definitely lessen the guilt from the chocolate :)

  28. How fun!! My favorite restaurant does a huge fondue dessert with rice krispie treats and candy bars – talk about indulgent!

  29. What a simple, sweet treat! I bet it would be fantastic with a drop of peppermint extract, too. :)

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  33. I love fondue and this is such a gorgeous spread!