Dark Chocolate Fondue with Orange Essence
  • 2 organic navel oranges
  • cups unsweetened soy or cashew milk
  • 1pound dark chocolate chips
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2teaspoons Grand Marnier, Cointreau or a few drops natural orange flavor
  • ¼teaspoon salt
  1. Using a microplane, zest both oranges. Set a bit of peel aside. Reserve oranges for another use.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a simmer over high heat, stirring occasionally to ensure milk doesn’t scorch on the bottom of the pan.
  3. Once milk is simmering, reduce heat to low and gradually add chocolate chips, ½ cup at a time. Stir until chocolate is melted and incorporated; then add the next ½ cup, repeating until all chocolate is added and melted.
  4. Stir in vanilla, Grand Marnier or orange flavoring, salt and orange zest. Transfer mixture to a fondue pot and keep warm. Garnish with orange peel.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Fondue with Orange Essence
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 34g
Protein 4g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING (⅛ of the fondue): 328 cal, 23g fat (8g mono, 7g poly, 8g sat), 0mg chol, 89mg sodium, 35g carb (5g fiber, 34g sugars), 4g protein