Monday, June 18, 2007

Dark Chocolate Fondue

Prep/Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 cups

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups 2% milk
2 dark chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each), chopped
3 squares (1 ounce each) milk chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
cubed angel food cake and assorted fresh fruit

In a small saucepan, combine flour and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Reduce heat to low. Stir in chocolate and corn syrup. Cook and stir until melted.

Transfer to a small fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with cake cubes and fruit.

Tips and Tricks
Try using the microwave to melt the chocolate. If you don't have a fondue pot, serve in a miniature crockpot.
How Kids Can Help
Break up chocolate pieces. Stir chocolate mixture.

Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup (calculated without cake and fruit) equals 154 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges
1 1/2 fat, 1 starch

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