Gingered White Chocolate fondue
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- 2 cups heavy cream
- 3 tbsp. finely chopped crystalized ginger
- 1 1/2 tbsp. ground ginger
- 1 tsp. finely grated fresh ginger
- 1 lb. white chocolate, chopped
1In medium pan, mix the cream, 2 Tbsp. of the crystallized ginger, the ground ginger land the fresh ginger. Cook over medium heat, watching to make sure it doesn’t bubble up, til heated through
2Put white chocolate in a ceramic fondue put. Pour in the hot cream and whisk til chocolate is melted. Sprinkle the remaining 1 Tbsp. crystallized ginger over the top. Keep warm over low flame for dipping. If it begins to boil, turn off heat.
Makes about 3 cups, 8 to 10 servings
3Variation: Marbled Chocolate fondue:
omit the ginger. In small heatproof bowl, set over a pan of barely simmering water, melt 4 oz of bittersweet chocolate with 2 tsp. of butter til melted and smooth. Transfer the white chocolate mixture to a fondue pot. Pipe or spoon concentric circles (or another decorative design) of the dark chocolate mixture over the top and swirl through with a thin wooden skewer.