Chocolate Dessert Fondue Recipe
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Chocolate Dessert Fondue Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:20 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 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

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.


  1. In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and corn syrup to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Chocolate Fondue in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p61

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2010

"This is a great recipe very easy too. Makes a LOT of choc. We put some walnuts and a tablespoon of spiced rum. Turned out GREAT!"

Reviewed Dec. 7, 2008

"could 1/2 and 1/2 dairy creamer be used instead of heavy whipping cream?"

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