Dark Chocolate Mocha Fondue for Two!
Day 3 of Fondue Week and today I’m sharing with you a simple fondue recipe that you can make for just two people. Valentine’s Day is next week, so naturally this dessert is perfect for two! My friends at Scharffen Berger Chocolate sent me a gorgeous box of chocolates (just like the kind you can win right now… so head on over to the giveaway after you done reading this post). This recipe is made with just one 3oz. Dark Chocolate Mocha bar. Hence the name Dark Chocolate Mocha Fondue for Two! The mocha flavoring comes from finely ground Sumatran coffee. You can taste the texture and real coffee in every bite. Of course I stepped it up a notch and added a little Kaluha for a grown-up spin on my fondue. If you don’t have the Dark Chocolate Mocha Bar you could always use the highest quality dark chocolate and a tablespoon of espresso to the mix and then of course add Kaluha if desired.
Oh, and I also forgot to memtion that today is National Chocolate Fondue day. Tonight, Christine and I will be speaking with Chef Shane from The Melting Pot. If you want to hear some of the secrets to making great fondue we’d love if you watched us live on our Google+ channels. We will tweet out the link around 9pm tonight.
Once again I’m brining you a two for one recipe. You know… two holidays/events equal one recipe. Remember on Sunday, I brought you a fondue recipe and one that worked well for Super Bowl i.e., Buffalo Chicken Fondue. I feel like I need to balance out the sweet and savory and mix it up as an every other day kind of recipe week.
I love not only dipping strawberries in fondue but raspberries. To me there is something about chocolate and raspberries together. It is pure bliss. Oh and if you have plump blueberries those will work too. This is what I like to call my take on “healthy” fondue. Dark Chocolate is good for you. Fruit is good for you. Both items are good for you so that means we are in the clear (minus the heavy cream and butter but shhhh it’s a special occassion. We can all splurge). Oh, so maybe this isn’t “really” healthy, but in my mind it is. And let’s all keep pretending in front of my face that it is healthy, please.
Whether you decide to make this quick and easy Dark Chocolate Mocha Fondue next week for Valentine’s Day or just any other day for no apparent reason. Either way I’m sure you will enjoy this coffee laced treat!
I’ve got dessert covered and today Christine is sharing A Warm Goat Cheese Dip for a Romantic Dinner over on her blog. She shares her thoughts on what makes for a romantic dinner. Between the two of us we have covered both your dinner and dessert for next week!
Katie Original Recipe
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 3 oz. bar of Scharffen Berger Dark Chocolate Mocha, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp Kahlua
- In a pot melt butter on high heat. Then add in heavy cream followed by finely chopped chocolate. Mix until melted. Turn off the heat and remove the chocolate from the burner. Add in two tablespoons Kahlua. Mix well then portion out into two servings (or keep it as one mini pot for two). Serve with strawberries and raspberries.
Disclaimer: I received Scharffen Berger Chocolate to create this recipe. I was not compensated nor required to create a recipe. All opinions as always are my own.