Kids’ Favorite Chocolate Fondue

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

NotesWhen chocolate is chopped, it melts more evenly.

Make ahead:

Chop chocolate

Cut up fruit and other dippers (except for bananas). Sprinkle lemon juice on apple and pear wedges.




Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together

Recipe Coursedessert

Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Texturechocolatey, creamy

Type of Dishdessert sauce, sauces


  • ½ cup whipping (35%) cream (125 mL)
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped (250 g)
  • 1 tbsp candy sprinkles (15 mL)


  1. In the top of a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, heat cream until warm. Add chocolate, stirring constantly until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and transfer immediately to dessert fondue pot over candle flame. Add sprinkles just before serving.

  2. Spear a piece of fruit or cake with fondue fork and dip in fondue.

  3. Serve with…

  4. Strawberries, banana slices, orange sections, pear wedges, apple wedges, vanilla wafers, sponge cake cubes, marshmallows, maraschino cherries.


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