Chocolate Fondue Recipe for Kids

Kids delight in dipping all things dessert in sweet, molten chocolate.

By Michele Thompson

A heavenly dessert that is loved by adults and kids alike, chocolate fondue is a silky smooth dip for fruit, bites of cake, and other sweet treats.

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Kid-friendly dippers:

  • Cubes of pound cake or sponge cake
  • Brownie bites
  • Strawberries
  • Thick banana slices
  •  Pitted cherries
  • Peach, nectarine, plum, apple and pear, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • Jumbo marshmallows

Basic Chocolate Fondue
For a tasty change, add a teaspoon of vanilla or almond extract or grated lemon, lime or orange zest to the chocolate after it’s melted.

8 ounces semi-sweet or dark chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup half and half

In a double boiler or heat-safe bowl set over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate with half and half, stirring, until smooth. Transfer to a fondue pot or slowcooker and serve with dippers.

Serves 6

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