Easy Entertaining Dessert: Slow-Cooker Chocolate Fondue

This chocolate fondue might actually be the easiest party dessert ever. You don’t have to double-boil, you don’t have to buy a fancy fondue kit, you don’t have to worry about an open flame (perfect if you have kids at the party, but skip the Amaretto if that’s the case)…we can’t think of any reason why you shouldn’t unearth your slow cooker and make this recipe right now! It might not look as glamorous as a traditional fondue pot, but who cares about presentation when molten chocolate is involved? Ladle yourself a bowl of chocolate and let the rest of your worries melt away!

Easy Entertaining Dessert: Slow-Cooker Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue

Serves 8-12

Ingredients

  • 24 oz. dark or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups heavy cream, reserve 1/2 cup if fondue needs thinning
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons fleur de sel 

Optional:

  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
  • sliced bananas, strawberries, marshmallows, pound cake, pineapple, apples, nonpareils, etc.

Directions

  1. Place your chopped chocolate and 1 1/2 cup heavy cream in slow cooker on low heat for 1 hour, stirring every 15-20 minutes. Add in vanilla and fleur de sel and stir to incorporate.
  2. If chocolate looks too thick, add remaining cream one tablespoon at a time and mix well.
  3. When chocolate is completely smooth, turn heat down to warm and serve, stirring occasionally.

 

Recipe adapted from Spoonful

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