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This is pure chocolate indulgence, with a whiff of hazelnut. Keep in mind that fondue is more versatile than you may think—it's a warm sauce to drizzle over cake, ice cream, or yogurt. Be sure to start with a high-quality chocolate for the best flavor and texture.--Recipe by Marge Perry, October 2000

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2012


Credit: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Thom Driver

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35 mins
35 mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup cake, 1/4 cup strawberries, and about 3 1/2 tablespoons fondue)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until smooth, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar and syrup. Cook 10 minutes or until mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Stir in liqueur. Pour into a fondue pot. Keep warm over low flame. Serve with cake and strawberries.


Nutrition Facts

319 calories; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 5.8g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 57.5g; fiber 2.5g; cholesterol 3.9mg; iron 0.3mg; sodium 148mg; calcium 52mg.