Healthy Recipes

Cinnamon Chocolate Fondue

This rich and decadent dessert (a little goes a long way) is adapted from a recipe by Cat Cora. Dip fresh and dried fruits to add even more antioxidants to those found in 75 percent dark chocolate.
Cinnamon Chocolate Fondue
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1 cup of heavy cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
12 ounces quality 75 percent dark chocolate chopped into small pieces
½ teaspoon cinnamon or 1 teaspoon orange extract or liqueur


1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add the cream and vanilla extract. Bring to a gentle boil then reduce to a simmer.

2. Add the chocolate, remove from heat, and stir until melted completely. Sprinkle in the cinnamon or the orange extract or liqueur, stir well, and pour into a warm fondue pot.

3. Serve with fresh fruits— try banana chunks, Granny Smith apple slices, strawberries, and dried fruits like apricots and pears.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 362 calories, 29 g fat, (19 saturated), 21 carbohydrates, 4.6 g protein, 0.5 g fiber, 14 mg sodium (>1% Daily Value).