Rich chocolate fondue with strawberries and pineapple

Recipes & Nutrition

Author: Joan van HaaftenPublished: 9 March 2017

Parkinson's LifePrep: 10 minsParkinson's LifeCook: 10 minsParkinson's LifeServes: 4

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Make your own chocolate fondue with a selection of delicious fruits. This meal is full of fibre and easy to digest, suitable for those with chewing difficulties


Ingredients

300g pure chocolate (70% cocoa)
250g washed strawberries
250g fresh pineapple, diced and dried
100ml whipped cream
4 slices of cake

Method

1. Warm the chocolate with the cream in a bowl, using the bain-marie method, while stirring into a smooth sauce.
2. Place a fondue hot plate on the table and light the candle below. Put the pan with chocolate sauce on top of the plate.
3. Skewer a piece of fruit on a fork and dip into the chocolate sauce.

Culinary tip
Do not use fruit that is too moist as this will change the composition of the chocolate, causing lumps.

Variation
This dish also works well with dried tropical fruits or nuts.

Nutritional information

– Rich in fibre, which means it’s suitable for people suffering from constipation
– This dish contains 5-10g of protein per person
– This dish is soft and easy to digest


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