Cherry Chocolate Fondue
This luscious dessert fondue is a warm, melty chocolate and cherry-flavored ganache laced with bits of maraschino cherries.
1 (6-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 (6-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, well drained and quartered (reserve juice)
2 (15.25-ounce) cans Bartlett pear slices in heavy syrup, drained
1 pound cake or angel food cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
- Place chocolate pieces and whipping cream in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave for 1 minute or until chips are melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in cherries and reserved cherry juice.
- Pour chocolate mixture into fondue pot.
- Use fondue forks or wooden picks to dip pear slices and cake cubes into chocolate mixture.
Makes 10 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): Calories: 372; Fat: 16 g; Saturated Fat: 9 g; Cholesterol: 72 mg; Sodium: 173 mg; Carbohydrates: 56 g; Protein: 4 g; Fiber: 2 g.
Recipe provided courtesy of www.usacherries.com, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.