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Chocolate fondue with fruit platter

Feast on this gloriously simple chocolate fondue.

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  • 110g/4oz sugar
  • 110ml4fl oz water
  • 400g/14oz plain chocolate, broken in pieces
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • selection of fruits cut in bite-sized pieces such as orange, banana, grapes, dates or pineapple.


  1. Heat the sugar and water in a saucepan until the sugar melts and the mixture resembles a syrup.

  2. Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water. (Do not lot the base of the bowl touch the water.)

  3. Stir in the golden syrup and enough sugar syrup to form a smooth sauce. (Caution: the chocolate mixture will be very hot, allow to cool a little before serving.)

  4. Serve with the platter of fruit.

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Melting chocolate