VIRTUAL DINNER PARTY #46 HOT CHOCOLATE FONDUE

Ganache Ingredients:

8 oz. dark chocolate, broken into small pieces

¼ C of light brown sugar

1 C heavy whipping cream

Optional ingredients: Cinnamon stick, herbs, chili powder, liquor, orange zest, sea salt

Dipping Treat Ingredients:

Seasonal Fruits and Berries

Mini Cookies

Dried Fruits

Brownies cut into cubes

Method:

Place the cream and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Simmer for 1 minute. Add flavoring of choice and allow to infuse for 2 minutes. Add the chopped chocolate to a bowl and pour the warm cream over the chocolate.  Whisk until the mixture is silky, smooth and shiny. Pour the ganache into a bowl and serve with dipping treats of your choice. 

Ganache may be made ahead of time and refrigerate until needed.  To reheat, warm on low power in microwave.