Whether you are entertaining or just need something tasty and easy for the family fondue makes a great dip. Chop up some fruit like banana's or strawberries, kiwi or mandarins the fruit options are endless.
Other fondue dipper to use are biscuits again you can have a variety from shortbread to chocolate chip, the mini variety packs are best as they combine small with taste variety.
You can also get mini cake variety packs in most supermarkets today so the choice for your chocolate fondue dip is endless and easy.
So here is a quick recipe to go with all the easy options for you:
What you will need to buy:
- 12 ounces good quality chocolate
- 300ml double cream
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier or Amaretto liqueur (optional)
- Variety of chopped fruit, biscuits, cakes
How to make:
Combine the chocolate and double cream in a medium heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Stirring constantly, cook for about two minutes, or until melted and smooth. Add the vanilla and liqueur. Serve with the fruit, biscuits and cake.
This recipe will serve 6.
You can of course experiment with different flavors for instance stirring in coconut milk or for a truly decadent taste Baileys Irish Cream.
If you are feeling really brave try the marbled effect, you will need 2 ounces of white chocolate to add to the above ingredients. When the mixture has melted sprinkle the white chocolate over the top, and draw a spoon or knife through the mixture 2 or 3 times, just enough to marble it.
The above recipe only takes about two minutes so feel free to try different things. I am sure your family and friends will be glad you did.