Chocolate Fondue with Fruits

Here’s a terrific opportunity to enjoy a variety of seasonal and tropical fruits. Try to include fruits of various colors. It’s a great way to get children to sample something new too.

Serving size

¾ cup fruit + 1 ounce of chocolate

Makes

8

Prep time: 10min
Cook time: 1min
Total: 11min

Ingredients

½ pound semisweet or milk chocolate

2 cups (14 ounces) pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 cups (10 ounces)  strawberries, halved

1 small (2 ounces) kiwi, sliced

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: ¾ cup fruit + 1 ounce of chocolate

Calories

206

Fat

12 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

1 mg

Carbohydrates

22 g

Sugar

13 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

3 g

Sodium

7 mg

Calcium

34 mg

Phosphorus

101 mg

Potassium

325 mg

Instructions

  1. Place the chocolate in a microwavable bowl, not plastic, and melt in the microwave on ‘high’ for 1 minute.
  2. Remove and stir. If necessary, repeat for 30 seconds at a time, until the chocolate is smooth.
  3. Arrange the fruits on plates attractively.
  4. Transfer melted chocolate to a small bowl for dipping.
  5. Dip a piece of fruit by hand or using a fork into the warm chocolate and enjoy!
Recipe contributed by FamilyCook Productions

To avoid a drippy mess, place a dollop of warm chocolate on each individual plate to dip the fruits in.