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Chocolate fondue recipe

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notamumyetbutoneday Tue 02-Jun-09 14:19:22

making choc fondue as dessert for romantic meal for DH and I on Friday.

Most recipes suggest adding double cream to the melted chocolate which just sounds like calorie overload to me. Do I really need to add it? would creme fraiche work?

Also roughly how much chocolate for 2 people do you think?

Thanks

KayCadburyButton Tue 02-Jun-09 15:10:03

yes but you could add a low fat single cream.

OhBling Tue 02-Jun-09 15:14:36

There is no way to make a chocolate fondue anything but a calorie fest. Sadly.

I wouldn't say cream is essential although normally you use something to tone down the chocalate a little ... but they all tend to be equally hardcore - cream, butter etc! grin

I'd agree with Kay, use low fat single cream. One large bar of dark chocolate would do you probably - but be prepared to lick the bowl (obviously there's ways to work that into the romantic portion of the evening.... wink)

JeanPoole Tue 02-Jun-09 16:06:26

oh i'd love to make this but i don't know how.

notamumyetbutoneday Tue 02-Jun-09 16:10:30

Me neither Jean, its going to be a experiment! Someone gave us a chocolate fondue set ages ago so might dig that out, i read somewhere you need to keep it warm (eg put tealight underneath) else the chocolate will set.

Going to do strawberries, bananas, raspeberries ad amaretti biscuits with it.

Will give single cream ago then thank you ladies and work the calories off later wink

JeanPoole Tue 02-Jun-09 16:16:24

ohhhh can you invite me instead of your dh

grin

are you going to make the biscuits ?

notamumyetbutoneday Wed 03-Jun-09 08:47:19

Dinner is at 8pm on Friday Jean, see you then! grin

no just going to buy the little amaretti biscuits I think.

will report back post-fondue!

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