Saturday, May 19, 2007
Recipe for Love: Almond and Bittersweet Chocolate Fondue
10 oz bittersweet chocolate (60%)
3 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
1 tbsp. butter
1/2 cup amaretto
3/4 cup heavy cream, warm
3/4 cup milk, warm
1 cup sugar
Toasted chinks of nut breads
Pound cake, cut into medium sized cubes
Candied ginger or citrus fruits
Place the chopped bittersweet chocolate into a bowl and sift the coco powder over. Add the butter to the bowl and melt all together over a double boiler.
Heat the milk, cream, amaretto, and sugar together in a small pot. Bring to a simmer and then remove from the fire, stir to make sure all of the sugar has dissolved.
Whisk the cream mixture into the melted chocolate and then transfer to a fondue pot.
Serve with garnishes and feed to your partner!