CHOCOLATE WHISKY FONDUE

 

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  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • ¼ cup lightly salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • ¼ cup Scotch whisky (or more to taste, if desired)
  • Pound or angel food cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Fresh whole strawberries, hulled; fresh pineapple, cut into small wedges; and other fresh fruit, as desired

Directions

  • Place sugar and water in a small nonaluminum saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat until mixture simmers; cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; uncover and cool to lukewarm.
  • Melt semisweet and unsweetened chocolates with butter and cream using Double-Boiler Method.
  • Slowly blend cooled sugar syrup into chocolate mixture using whisk; reserve at room temperature until ready to serve.
  • To serve, reheat chocolate mixture in double boiler over hot water just until hot.
  • Stir Scotch into chocolate mixture.
  • Transfer mixture to warm fondue pot or serving dish.
  • Serve with cake cubes and fruit, as desired, for dipping.
  • (Note: Fondue will thicken as it cools.)

Notes

The childhood pleasure of dipping a finger into melted chocolate grows up with this sinfully rich dessert. This sensuous, but spirited fondue will cling to pound cake cubes, pieces of freshly cut fruit, or a dipping finger.

Categories: Dessert  Misc. Dessert 

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