Quick and Easy Butterscotch Fondue

This dessert tastes delicious served with vanilla ice cream. Biscotti, ladyfingers, or biscuits can also be used for dipping.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 4 fresh pears, sliced
  • ½ cup light cream
  • 1¾ cups butterscotch chips
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. Kahlua


  • Peel the bananas and slice diagonally. Drain the pear slices and dry on paper towels.
  • Combine the cream and butterscotch chips in a metal bowl and place on top of a saucepan half-filled with simmering water. Melt on low to medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Do not allow the mixture to boil. When the butterscotch chips are completely melted, stir in the hot chocolate, vanilla extract, and the Kahlua.
  • Transfer the fondue mixture to the fondue pot and set on the burner. Keep the fondue warm on low heat. Serve with the pears for dipping.