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Chocolate Dessert Fondue

 Chocolate Dessert Fondue
This creamy, delectable dip is a chocolate lover's dream. You'll want to sample it with a variety of dippers, including strawberries, banana chunks and cake cubes. Jane Shapton of Irvine, California sent the recipe.
20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Strawberries, banana chunks, apple slices or angel food cake cubes

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and corn syrup to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cocoa, cream and half of the syrup
  • mixture until smooth; return to the pan. Bring to a boil, stirring
  • constantly. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in
  • chopped chocolate until melted. Serve warm with fruit or cake for
  • dipping. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons fondue (calculated without fruit or cake cubes) equals 138 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.