I don’t have a lot of a candy tooth, however when the youngsters ask for a dessert, I wish to make certain it’s a wholesome model. Dark chocolate fondue is easy to make and it’s enjoyable to dip contemporary fruit and even home made marshmallows in. Because it’s quick to drag collectively, we are able to have a scrumptious deal with in about 10 minutes!
What is Fondue?
Fondue comes from the French phrase fondre, which suggests to soften. Traditionally it’s made with quite a lot of melted cheeses to make a cheese fondue. More just lately the recipe has been tailored to make use of melted chocolate for a scrumptious dessert possibility. It’s usually made with milk chocolate, semisweet chocolate chips, and even white chocolate and is thinned with heavy cream.
This model is decrease sugar and dairy non-compulsory because it makes use of darkish chocolate and coconut oil. And you’ll be able to add a little bit peanut butter, or peppermint extract as a substitute of the vanilla if most well-liked.
How to Make Chocolate Fondue
First, you wish to begin with high quality chocolate to make your chocolate fondue. High-quality chocolate bars style so a lot better than a budget stuff, and so they’re usually more healthy. The finest chocolate will likely be one thing that’s no less than 72% cocoa and natural. If you’ll be able to’t discover darkish chocolate you possibly can combine some bittersweet chocolate with a sweeter one.
It’s additionally necessary to warmth the chocolate slowly, or it’ll begin to seize and burn. If you might have an electrical fondue pot that works nice, however it may be onerous to discover a non-toxic one. Some of them are chrome steel, however they nonetheless have a non-stick coating on the within.
I transferred the recent chocolate fondue to my small crockpot and saved it on heat for dipping. You may use a serving bowl and reheat as wanted.
Dippers for Chocolate Fondue
My favourite choices to dip in chocolate fondue are contemporary fruit, dried fruit, and home made marshmallows. Typically you’ll see folks additionally wish to dip issues like graham crackers, pretzels, rice krispie treats, oreos, pound cake, and even potato chips! Our household doesn’t actually eat these issues, however there are nonetheless loads of scrumptious and wholesome fondue dippers.
Chocolate fondue is nice for New Year’s Eve (even in case you’re staying in for a film night time!). It additionally makes a decadent deal with for Valentine’s Day or an in-home date night time. It’s quite simple to make and children particularly love dipping issues in it!
Dark Chocolate Fondue Recipe
This wealthy and creamy fondue recipe makes use of darkish chocolate for a low sugar deal with! Great for dipping contemporary fruit and even home made marshmallows.
Dark Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Vitamin A 18IU0%
* Percent Daily Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie eating regimen.
Enjoy dipping with strawberries, raspberries, diced pineapple, banana spears, pitted dates, contemporary coconut chunks, or home made marshmallows.
What’s your favourite factor to dip in chocolate? Anything you’ll add to the record? Leave a remark and tell us!