This fondue recipe is the perfect addition to the holidays this season.
The recipe can easily be doubled for a party of eight.
1/3 cup whipping cream
8 ounces good-quality semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
2-4 tablespoons water, optional
Bring cream to simmer in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chocolate and whisk over low heat until chocolate mixture is smooth. Stir in peppermint. Thin sauce with few tablespoons water, if desired. Transfer chocolate sauce to fondue pot and keep warm over candle or fondue burner.
Consider the following items for dipping into the fondue: chunks of pound cake, sliced croissants, butter cookies, strawberries, sliced bananas, dried apricots or mango slices, chunks of fresh pineapple and marshmallows.