Bittersweet Chocolate Fondue


Ingredients:

10 oz (300 g) chopped bittersweet chocolate (the best you can find)

3/4 cup (175 mL) boiling hot whipping cream

2 tablespoons chocolate liqueur (or any of your favorite liqueur)

3 cups sponge cake cubes

3 cups fresh strawberries (or any other ripe fruit of your choice)


Preparation:

  • Place chopped chocolate in a fondue pot.
  • Pour 3/4 cup boiling hot whipping cream over the chocolate.
  • Place the fondue pot over low flame heat and stir until smooth.
  • Add your favorite liqueur and serve with prepared fruits and sponge cubes.

Makes 3 to 4 servings.


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Did You Know?
Dessert fondue recipes began appearing in the 1960s. Slices of fruit or pastry are dipped in a caquelon of melted chocolate. Other dessert fondues can include coconut, honey, caramel and marshmallow.

For cheese and chocolate fondue you should use shallow, heavy bottomed cast-iron or porcelain fondue pot. Do not use a porcelain fondue pot for meat because they will not withstand the high temperature required for oil.

Never fill more than 1/3 of the fondue pot with melted cheese, oil or chocolate because it may bubble up when raw food is added. More tips...

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