Chocolate Fondue

4 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine January/February 2008

The chocolate will stiffen if it gets cold, so enjoy it while it's still warm. Skewer and dip anything you like—pear slices, dried apricots, even marshmallows.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon brewed espresso, (see Kitchen Tip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 banana, peeled and cut into 8 pieces
  • 8 1-inch chunks fresh pineapple
  • 4 strawberries

Preparation

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  1. Place chocolate, cream, espresso, vanilla and salt in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted, 1 to 2 minutes. (Alternatively, see "No Microwave?" below.)
  2. Pour the chocolate mixture into a serving bowl. Serve with fruit.
  • Equipment: Fondue forks or bamboo skewers
  • Kitchen Tip: If you don't have an espresso maker, look for instant espresso powder at your supermarket.
  • No Microwave? Place chopped chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling water. Gently stir until almost melted. Remove from the heat and stir until the chocolate melts completely.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 347 calories; 19 g fat(10 g sat); 7 g fiber; 54 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 36 mcg folate; 21 mg cholesterol; 36 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 308 IU vitamin A; 65 mg vitamin C; 29 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 81 mg sodium; 377 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2
  • Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 4 fat

Reviews 4

February 07, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
Fondue Tip- If the fondue is hard when you stir it you can add more cream to make it softer Pros: Easy, quick, and tasty Cons: None
March 05, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
March 05, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
it sucked Pros: ewrw Cons: w3q
June 01, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
tip - try using nonfat yogurt or low fat soy milk instead of cream - surprising how well that works :)

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