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Fruit Dipped in Chocolate Sauce

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Categories: Finger Foods, Low-fat, Party Snacks, Quick to fix
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Make your own easy chocolate fondue sauce and cut up your kids' favorite fruits for this fun and healthy dessert.

Serves: serves 4

Ingredients:

  • fresh fruit, washed, dried, and chilled for 2-3 hours
  • 8-10 oz (250-300 g) dark chocolate (minimum 70 percent cocoa solids)
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Directions:

  1. Cut large fruits into chunks, if necessary, then put all the fruit in a bowl or on a large platter.
  2. Break the chocolate into pieces, and put it in a bowl set over a pan of hot, but not boiling, water. Leave it to melt.
  3. Keep the chocolate hot in a fondue pot or over a tealight while the children are dipping fruit into it.
  4. Don't leave the children unattended while the flame is lit.
Tips:
  • Choose your children's favorite fruit for this fondue-apples, pears, grapes, strawberries, peaches, tangerine segments, chunks of pineapple, bananas, melon-and use organic chocolate, if possible. Have plenty of wooden skewers handy for dipping the fruit into the chocolate.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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