ROD RECIPES 02/05/2010 National Chocolate Fondue Day German Chocolate Fondue
When is this holiday celebrated?
This holiday is observed & celebrated on February 5.
What is this holiday for?
This holiday is for enjoying "Chocolate Fondue"!
Remember this special food holiday by getting out that fondue pot you have stored in the clauset, heat it up and melt up that special chocolate sauce! Call up all your friends and family and get ready for a sweet dipping good time!
Origin of this holiday:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This holiday is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate. So have fun with it and celebrate it!
What type of food is popular with chocolate fondue?
Chocolate is good with just about anything but the most popular foods dipped in chocolate fondue is poundcake, angel food cake, donut holes, marshmallows, rice crispy treats, graham crackers, pretzels and fruits such as strawberries, cherries, bananas or apples. Don't forget that you can use white chocolate too!
Dessert fondue recipes began appearing in the 1960s. Slices of fruit or pastry are dipped in a caquelon of melted chocolate. Other dessert fondues can include coconut, honey, caramel and marshmallow.
Traditional Chocolate Fondue Recipe Below:
8 oz Premium Chocolate (chopped)
1 cup Whipping Cream
2 tsp Grand Marnier (optional)
Over low flame, heat Cream until warm (DO NOT BOIL)
Slowly add chocolate while stirring
Mixture will become smooth
Stir in liqueur
Source is Gone-ta-pott
German Chocolate Fondue
• 2/3 cup light corn syrup
• 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
• 8 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
• Shortbread cookies and/or assorted fruit
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine corn syrup and cream. Cover and microwave on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil, stirring twice. Stir in chocolate until melted. Transfer to a fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with cookies and/or fruit. Yield: 2 cups.
Source is Taste of Home
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