“Chocolate Fondue”

It’s Easter 2016…My husband and I had brunch at the home of great friends, Angie and Mark Fredrick. The Peterson and Turschman families were present with kids in tow. Fabulous food was served like an Easter ham carved by Mark. Jodi and Teri made Cheesy Potatoes and Cinnamon Roll French Toast bake. Delicious, fabulous, outstanding girls…! Connie was serving up perfect Mimosas, too. I was asked to bring Chocolate Fondue. No meal is complete without dessert, right? I had not made Chocolate Fondue in a long time so I was thrilled to share this recipe. My recipe is quick and easy, no fuss. Combine heavy cream, semisweet and bittersweet chocolate with salted caramel topping. Bittersweet chocolate is not as sweet as semisweet which almost tastes like drinking sugar. The results are creamy, rich, chocolatey goodness. Serve with dippers like my homemade Pound Cake cut into cubes and fresh fruit. Absolute deliciousness! Thank you Angie and Mark for a blessed day. The next time you need a fun dessert for any occasion, try my Chocolate Fondue. Kids will love the fun of dipping, too.

Do you have a favorite Chocolate Fondue recipe?…Enjoy!

Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue
Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue

2 cups heavy cream

8 oz. semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces

8 oz. bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces

8 oz. Smuckers Salted Caramel Topping

1 T. vanilla extract, optional

1 T. brandy or favorite liqueur, optional

Dippers: Pound cake, cookies, marshmallows, pineapple, strawberries, bananas, apples, or any other favorites

In a 2 quart saucepan over low heat, pour in heavy cream. Heat until warm. Do Not Boil.

Add semisweet chocolate, stirring constantly until melted.

Add bittersweet chocolate, stirring constantly until melted.

Add caramel topping and stir until thoroughly combined and smooth.

Stir in vanilla and liqueur, if desired.

Pour hot mixture into a prepared fondue pot, light fuel underneath, keeping flame low as to not burn fondue. Arrange your dippers on a serving platter with wooden skewers and serve. Have fun!


Note: If you’re afraid of burning fondue mixture on stove, use a double boiler to combine ingredients.


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