How to Make Spicy Chocolate Fondue

One of the greatest loves of a Mid-Century Modern lifestyle is throwing Fondue parties. Remember back when it was all the range. It was fun and easy! A chocolate fondue is a great main event for any party back then and today. However, to make it special and different – add a spicy component to the mixture.  Lots of people are trying a Mexican or Spicy Chocolate, so add some spice to your next Fondue party.

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped into small bits
  • 1 can sweeten condensed milk or cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1tbsp brandy
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp chipotle chili powder


  • Angel cake
  • Pound cake
  • Banana bread
  • Sugar cookies
  • Marshmallows
  • Banana slices
  • Strawberries
  • Apple slices
  1. Fondue pot with forks
  1. Melt chocolate bits in a heavy medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly.
  1. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk; heat through.
  1. Stir in spice topping, heat through. If the fondue seems a bit too thick, then stir a little cream into the mixture.
  1. Transfer to a fondue pot with a burner – keep warm, stirring occasionally.
  1. Serve immediately with dippers.

Tip:  if the fondue becomes thick – continue to stir in a little milk.

Makes 8 servings

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