Valentine’s Day is coming up and I’ve been thinking of some ways to bless my husband without leaving the house. We have limited opportunities for babysitting lately and, let’s face it, who wants to brave the crowded restaurants on Valentine’s Day? Not us.
So this year I came up with a great idea: Relaxation with a back massage and a delicious dessert! I set out to replicate the dessert we always get at our favorite restaurant, The Melting Pot. Now, that’s not a cheap place by any means and there’s NO way we’re going to mess with trying to land reservations on Valentines’ Day.
You know what? We don’t need it! Not only did I come up with the perfect easy recipe for Irish Cream Chocolate Fondue but a back massage is always welcome! So read on and find out how you can crush Valentine’s Day, too! Your husband will be VERY impressed.
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Irish Cream Chocolate Fondue
I was on a mission to complete this awesome date with a recipe that replicated our favorite dessert at our favorite restaurant. But it had to be EASY and quick. Because I’m busy! 🙂 I am happy to report that this is the perfect solution! Trust me, I tested it thoroughly. You’ll love this Irish Cream chocolate fondue! We use dark chocolate but milk chocolate works too.
PLUS it’s only TWO INGREDIENTS – Score!
- 11.5-12 oz dark chocolate chips (1 regular sized bag)
- 1 cup Irish Cream coffee creamer
- Dippers and treats to drizzle (Rice krispy treats, strawberries, cherries, graham crackers, bananas, brownies, pound cake, cheese cake, etc.)
- Use a double broiler or electric fondue pot. If you don't have one, make your own by filling a pan ¼ full with water and bringing to a boil. Place a glass bowl on top (being sure to allow for venting on the sides and 2-3 inches between the bottom of the pot and the water).
- Heat the coffee creamer in the microwave until just warm, about 30 seconds.
- Place chocolate chips in the bowl and melt thoroughly.
- Add the coffee creamer, stirring constantly until smooth
- Pour into a bowl and serve with dippers!
- You can add more or less creamer depending on how smooth and thin you like your fondue. You can see in the image where I had two consistencies, the smoother one being the full cup. For the alcohol version, Pour 1-2 shots Bailey's Irish Cream in a 1-cup measuring cup. Add heavy cream until full. Use that in place of the coffee creamer in the recipe.
I hope you enjoy the Irish Cream chocolate fondue all the melty goodness in your Valentine’s Day this year!
This Post Has 3 Comments
Heather2 Feb 2017
What a thoughtful date night plan! Thanks for the recipe!
Jonita6 Feb 2017
I have a question about the fondue recipe. All the chocolate chip bags in my cupboard are 12 ounces and not 20 ounces. Should I add more or was this a typo?
Tauna7 Feb 2017
Yes! I’m so sorry. It’s a regular bag – about 12 oz. fixed the recipe!