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interesting things to dip in choc fondue?

drewb123 Feb 6, 2009 12:43 PM

any ideas on anything romantic besides strawberries, pound cake to dip in choc fondue?

also any good choc fondue recs?

  1. yamalam Feb 6, 2009 01:41 PM

    pineapples, candied ginger, caramels, candied orange, cherries, sauteed bananas or sweet plantains, baguette, croissants, each other;)

    1. CadienBelle Feb 6, 2009 02:30 PM

      Marshmallows, meringue broken into pieces, small peanut butter cookies. Most any type of fruit will do, apple, kiwi, melon...

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        Teraesa22 Feb 6, 2009 03:20 PM

        I made (butterscotch) fondue recently and found pre-made belgian waffles in the grocery store (individually wrapped, near the candy aisle) & they worked well. I cut them into mini strips. Mango and pineapple work are even better if you freeze them for a little bit.

        1. kpzoo Feb 6, 2009 03:23 PM

          Cubes of banana bread are very yummy.

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            valerie Feb 6, 2009 03:49 PM

            Cubes of brownies, rice krispie treats. Not sure it they are romantic but very tasty.

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              emerilcantcook Feb 6, 2009 03:52 PM

              blueberry skewers on a toothpick, clementine wedges, amaretti cookies, figs, dried mangoes, fresh coconut (might be hard to handle), candied orange

              not romantic (or maybe it is?) but i just got inspired: crisp bacon. however, you'll ruin it for the strawberries, so perhaps keep the choc for bacon in a separate bowl

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                Nyleve Feb 6, 2009 04:02 PM

                Best thing ever: Rice Krispie squares. Small cubes. Really killer.

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                1. re: Nyleve
                  MidwesternerTT Feb 21, 2013 12:18 PM

                  Agree. And I'm eager to try peanut-butter-Rice Krispie squares in fondue sometime, too.

                2. CindyJ Feb 6, 2009 04:40 PM

                  Lady fingers, biscotti, pretzels.

                  1. drewb123 Feb 12, 2009 09:53 AM

                    Thanks for all the recs.

                    Now for the fondue part what choc do you reccomend?

                    1. blackpowdermorning Feb 12, 2009 10:24 AM

                      Donuts! (doughnuts) They are great! Perhaps even donettes... as for the chocolate part... thats really up to your discretion. I've made great fondues with cheap and expensive chocolate. If your fondue is straight chocolate with no additives, I'd say stick with a semi-sweet, and not go bittersweet (my personal taste). Milk chocolate could be good, but I've not tried it yet. Though great in some chocolate bars, I think you'd lose a lot of chocolatey taste in a milk chocolate fondue. Let me know if I'm way off base though!

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                      1. re: blackpowdermorning
                        drewb123 Feb 12, 2009 03:53 PM

                        good to know!

                      2. todao Feb 12, 2009 10:30 AM

                        Cubes of Filipino coconut cake:

                        http://www.recipehound.com/Recipes/29...

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                          cettlinger Feb 12, 2009 04:58 PM

                          figs (fresh or dried), pieces of angel food cake (or pound cake), graham strips (chocolate or honey-flavored), marshmallows

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                            pecandanish Feb 21, 2013 06:04 AM

                            not strawberries or raspberries or any berries. prunes, prunes and more PRUNES! or dried plums as they have been renamed to increase sales. in dark chocolate.

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                              jbsiegel Feb 21, 2013 11:59 AM

                              Maraschino cherries, pretzels, +1 on the angel food cake, basically any baked goods, potato chips (that sweet/salty thing), Twizzlers, graham crackers, LOVE pineapple in chocolate fondue.

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