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Chocolate Almond Fondue

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.
  • Makes
    about 4 cups

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

  • 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.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup (calculated without dippers): 180 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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