Chocolate Fondue

Makes 12 servings.


1 (8-ounce) package unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup skim milk
14½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 48 packets Equal® sweetener or 2 cups Equal® Spoonful™
1 teaspoon vanilla or ½ to ¾ teaspoon rum extract
Dippers: apple and pear wedges, banana pieces, orange segments, strawberries, and pretzels


1. Cut squares of chocolate into pieces; heat chocolate and milk in medium saucepan over medium-low to low heat, whisking constantly, until chocolate is almost melted.
2. Remove from heat; continue whisking until chocolate is melted and mixture is shiny. Add Equal® and vanilla or rum extract, whisking until mixture is smooth.
3. Pour chocolate mixture into fondue pot or serving bowl; serve with fruit and pretzels for dipping.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 123
Protein 3g
Carbohydrate 10g
Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 13mg

Food Exchanges: ½ Bread, 2 Fat

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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