Chocolate Fondue Recipe - Extraordinary and Simple

Looking for a great chocolate fondue recipe?

Having a chocolate fondue recipe or two in your 'bag of tricks' is essential for any fondue party host -- or, for that matter, for anyone who likes to entertain.

A chocolate fondue recipe will insure that you have a delectable dessert to serve at your next gathering that's easy... yet irresistible and delicious.

Besides, there's a chocolate fondue recipe for everyone, whether you want to combine it with fresh fruit or berries, or over cake or cookie selections.

If you are choosing fruit to serve with your chocolate fondue recipe, here are some of the classic favorites:

Whole strawberries
Apple slices
Banana slices
Pineapple chunks
Pear slices
Orange sections
Seedless grapes

When you are planning to serve a chocolate fondue recipe, prepare your fruit slices in advance and arrange them on a large serving platter. Be sure to sprinkle lemon juice over the apple, pear and banana slices so they won't go brown. Cover the platter before setting it aside.

Other dipping alternatives include:

Angel food cake
Sweet cookies

Extraordinary (and Simple) Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Recipe Summary - Extraordinary (and Simple) Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients - Extraordinary (and Simple) Chocolate Fondue Recipe
16 ounces dark, sweet or semi-sweet chocolate
1 1/2 cups light cream
1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Instructions - Extraordinary (and Simple) Chocolate Fondue Recipe

1. Break chocolate squares into smaller pieces and drop them into the fondue pot.

2. Add cream (which will prevent the chocolate from going lumpy) and stir gently but constantly until the chocolate is melted and smooth.

3. Add vanilla extract, and stir it in.

4. Use a fondue fork to spear the fruit, then dip it in the chocolate. Enjoy!

For some other variations on a basic chocolate fondue recipe, add:
- some chopped nuts: pecans, almonds, walnuts, and hazelnuts all work well.
- a tablespoon of instant coffee granules or cappuccino
- your favorite syrup flavor

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