Chocolate Fondue with Cognac

Cognac adds a touch of elegance to a classic chocolate fondue. Feel free to use another liqueur.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light cream
  • 12 oz. semisweet chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp. cognac
  • 4 slices pound cake
  • 8 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat the cream with the mint leaves over low heat for 15–20 minutes, until the mint leaves are tender and the cream almost has a faint greenish color. Strain the cream to remove the mint leaves. Break the chocolate into pieces.
  • Combine the cream and the chocolate in a metal bowl and place over a saucepan half-filled with simmering water. Melt the chocolate on low to medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Add more cream if necessary.
  • When the chocolate has melted, transfer the fondue mixture to the fondue pot and set on the burner. Keep the fondue warm on low heat. Stir in the cognac.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light cream
  • 12 oz. semisweet chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp. cognac
  • 4 slices pound cake
  • 8 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat the cream with the mint leaves over low heat for 15–20 minutes, until the mint leaves are tender and the cream almost has a faint greenish color. Strain the cream to remove the mint leaves. Break the chocolate into pieces.
  • Combine the cream and the chocolate in a metal bowl and place over a saucepan half-filled with simmering water. Melt the chocolate on low to medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Add more cream if necessary.
  • When the chocolate has melted, transfer the fondue mixture to the fondue pot and set on the burner. Keep the fondue warm on low heat. Stir in the cognac.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat26g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate65g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars47g
Protein6g