- 1 quart heavy cream
- 6 ounces high quality dark chocolate, chopped
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon Cointreau (optional)
In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring sugar and heavy cream to a boil.
In a separate bowl, place chopped chocolate and add a quarter of the hot cream mixture to the chocolate. Stir to melt chocolate. Continue to add more hot cream, a quarter at a time, until chocolate is fully melted and combined with cream.
Pour back into saucepan and bring to a simmer while stirring. Add Cointreau to taste.
Stir in butter until mixture is combined and glossy.
Pour into hot fondue pot and serve with dried apricots, strawberries, bananas, apples, pineapples, marshmallows, graham crackers, etc.