Chocolate Fondue

Simple and decadent, fondue is the perfect party dessert.

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This creamy, delectable dip is a chocolate lover’s dream. You’ll want to sample it with a variety of dippers, including strawberries, banana chunks and cake cubes. Jane Shapton of Tustin, California, sent the recipe.
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  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup baking cocoa

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  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 5 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Strawberries, banana chunks, apple slices or angel food cake cubes

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ] In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and corn syrup to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring frequently. In a bowl, combine the cocoa, cream and half of the syrup mixture until smooth; return to the pan.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in chopped chocolate until melted. Serve warm with fruit or cake for dipping. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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