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February 2011
Last Updated February 2015

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Chocolate Fondue Recipe

How Can You Make Chocolate Fondue Even Richer?
Add Mascarpone!


Creamy Chocolate Fondue

Chef Trey Foshee of George’s at the Cove in La Jolla, California, goes a step beyond the traditional chocolate fondue recipe. He adds creamy mascarpone cheese (a key ingredient of tiramisu).

This recipe, which serves 6 to 8. is courtesy of Chef Trey Foshee and the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.



  • 1/2 pound bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 pound milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1-1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 2 ounces bourbon, rum or orange liqueur
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Pound cake, cubed
  • Assorted fresh fruits, such as strawberries, apple chunks or banana chunks
  • Marshmallows
  • THE NIBBLE’s chart of everything to dip into chocolate fondue


  1. Combine all ingredients in medium stainless steel bowl. Place bowl over pot of simmering water on stove burner—or use a double boiler). Do not allow bowl or upper part of double boiler to to touch the water.
  2. Heat until melted and smooth, stirring often. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour into fondue or other vessel and serve immediately with dipping the accompaniments of your choice. Use a brazier or a warming plate to keep the chocolate warm.

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