Simple Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Simple Chocolate Fondue Recipe

About This Recipe

Yield:8 to 10
This recipe appears in: Murray's "Fondue and the City": Cheese and Speed-Dating


  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • 6 ounces high quality dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cointreau (optional)


  1. 1

    In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring sugar and heavy cream to a boil.

  2. 2

    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.

  3. 3

    Pour back into saucepan and bring to a simmer while stirring. Add Cointreau to taste.

  4. 4

    Stir in butter until mixture is combined and glossy.

  5. 5

    Pour into hot fondue pot and serve with dried apricots, strawberries, bananas, apples, pineapples, marshmallows, graham crackers, etc.


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