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Chocolate Almond Fondue Recipe

Chocolate Almond Fondue Recipe

Angela Hutton shares a melt-in-your-mouth dip for fresh fruit and cake. “Since fondue has become popular again, I’ve had fun searching out recipes that are fast and especially delicious,” she writes from Kapolei, Hawaii. “This one’s a favorite and always a hit at get-togethers.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 milk chocolate candy bars (4.4 ounces each), broken into small pieces
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 3 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons Amaretto or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • Assorted fresh fruit and cubed pound cake

Directions

  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, heat cream over low heat until warmed. Add the chocolate, marshmallow creme and white chocolate; cook and stir until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in almonds and amaretto. Transfer to a fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with fruit and cake cubes. Yield: about 4 cups.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in a dry nonstick skillet and heat over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without dippers) equals 180 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.