How to make chocolate fondue at home?
Dessert / / August 12, 2017
- Chocolate (black and white)
- Cream 38% fat, butter
- alcohol (brandy, cognac, rum, whiskey)
- Fresh or dried fruit andberries
Cooking utensils fondue.Sell all kinds of fondue sets for, but not necessarily to buy them.It really use ordinary dish, based on your ability.It will take two pots: one large and one smaller.smaller pan should not be enameled, is best suited from food stainless steel.Since the need to melt the chocolate and other ingredients well and is best to do it in a water bath.In addition, it is necessary to determine the elements serving to feed a dessert of how to prepare chocolate fondue at home.
Need as porcelain or metal bowl, in which the fund will bring to the table.The main requirement for it - it has to withstand the relatively high heating temperature.Since it will be a torch or candle.Also required for impaling skewers of fruit and berries.They can serve as a mini wooden skewers for kebabs or chopsticks.
use quality chocolate.Ideally, it will be bitter.cocoa content in chocolate fondue should not be less than 72%.The most popular chocolate is considered "Tableron" due to the perfect composition of chocolate and almonds, giving a unique taste.What kind of chocolate used, you choose.
Also it is necessary to prepare the cream, butter, spices.All this is desirable to prepare before making chocolate fondue.Spices should be used carefully, depending on what you want to cook fondue: savory, spicy or sweet taste.The most popular are: cinnamon, ground cloves, ginger, vanilla.Alcohol in cooking fondue is just a spice to give the intoxicating flavors.It is important to remember that the choice of alcohol and its dosage depends entirely on your imagination.Mixing several types of alcohol fondue undesirable.
cooking sequence: warm up the cream, add the chocolate, stir until homogeneous mixture.Add the oil and alcohol are introduced.Bring to a boil.Enter the spices.Good for giving hints of clove, cardamom, ginger, vanilla.Do not overdo it with a mix of flavors!
fondue taste combination with filling - important thing in cooking.Principle: sweet - savory, bitter - sweet.That is, fondue sweet taste is perfectly combined with sour or savory fruit (orange or grapefruit slices), nuts.On the contrary, to the bitter-piquant fondue perfect dried apricots, raisins, prunes.White chocolate is very well combined with tropical fruit - bananas, kiwi.Separately and out of competition is strawberries.She is good with any kind of chocolate, and, no doubt, would be appropriate in a romantic dinner menus.