Chocolate Fondue Recipe


Dive into a world of decadence with our irresistible Chocolate Fondue recipe, a perfect centerpiece for any celebration or a delightful evening with friends and family. This indulgent treat combines the rich, velvety goodness of dark or semi-sweet chocolate with a luscious blend of cream and vanilla, creating a luxurious dipping experience that is both elegant and interactive.

The preparation is a breeze – finely chop high-quality chocolate and melt it into a silky concoction with simmering heavy cream. The addition of a hint of vanilla extract elevates the flavor profile, ensuring a delightful harmony of sweetness and depth.

As the chocolate fondue gently simmers in the fondue pot, the aroma wafts through the air, creating an ambiance of warmth and anticipation. The flickering flame beneath the pot adds a touch of drama, setting the stage for an unforgettable culinary experience.

Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Chocolate Fondue Recipe

With a quick preparation time and minimal cooking, this chocolate fondue is an elegant yet effortless addition to your festivities. It bridges the gap between sophistication and simplicity, making it accessible to all dessert enthusiasts.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 0.2 kcal


  • Fondue pot
  • Fondue forks or skewers
  • Small saucepan
  • Heat-resistant bowl
  • Serving Platter


  • 8 ounces about 225 grams of high-quality dark or semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 cup 240 ml heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dippables: strawberries banana slices, pineapple chunks, marshmallows, pretzels, cubes of pound cake, etc.


Prepare Dippables:

  • Wash and cut fruits into bite-sized pieces.
  • Arrange the dippables on a serving platter.

Chocolate Preparation:

  • Place the finely chopped chocolate in a heat-resistant bowl.

Heat the Cream:

  • In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it just starts to simmer (do not boil).

Combine Chocolate and Cream:

  • Pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate. Let it sit for a minute to soften the chocolate

Stir Until Smooth:

  • Stir the chocolate and cream mixture until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.

Add Vanilla Extract:

  • Stir in the vanilla extract until well combined.

Transfer to Fondue Pot:

  • Pour the smooth chocolate mixture into the fondue pot.

Set Up the Fondue Pot:

  • Light the fondue pot and adjust the heat to keep the chocolate warm but not too hot. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for your specific fondue pot.

Dip and Enjoy:

  • Spear your chosen dippable with a fondue fork or skewer, dip it into the melted chocolate, and swirl it around to coat evenly.

Serve and Share:

  • Place the dipped items on your plate and enjoy the delicious chocolate fondue with your guests.


  • Keep an eye on the temperature of the fondue pot to prevent the chocolate from burning. Adjust the heat accordingly.
  • If the chocolate becomes too thick, you can add a little more warm cream to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Get creative with additional toppings like chopped nuts, shredded coconut, or sprinkles to enhance the fondue experience
Keyword Chocolate, Chocolate Fondue, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal
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