From the healthy kitchen of Christine Denney, Chef at The Oaks at Ojai

Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue on Strawberrys

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3 cups strawberries, rinsed and left whole or sliced


1 T. cocoa powder

1 T. agave or honey

½ oz. unsweetened baking chocolate

¼ cup + 1T. hot water

½ tsp. arrowroot or cornstarch

½ tsp. vanilla


2 tsp. peanut butter:  optional


Combine water, baking chocolate and agave in saucepan and heat gently over low to medium heat until chocolate is melted and it is whisked smooth.  Whisk in cocoa powder until smooth.  Add cornstarch (or arrowroot) and heat until slightly thickened. Stir in vanilla.  Remove from heat and cool to room temperature or chill.  Serve as a dip with fresh strawberries, or drizzle over berries and serve.  

Nutritional Information: per serving

Serves 6 (1/2 c. strawberries with 1 T. fondue)

Calories: 50 calories per serving

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