This 3-ingredient Chocolate Caramel Fondue Recipe is a decadent dessert the whole family will enjoy! This dessert fondue is easy to make in 5-minutes, and you probably have the ingredients on hand!
Try our other crowd-pleasing desserts like delicious Chocolate Trifle and Apple Caramel Cheesecake Trifle.
Want to know the secret to bring family and friends together?
Spending time enjoying the communal pot of this decadent, easy-to-make melted dessert is what Chocolate Caramel Fondue is all about.
Be warned. It's so good. You might want to eat the entire pot with a spoon!
The kids love dipping in the rich pot of chocolate fondue and being able to serve themselves. We have a blast, and it warms my heart that the kids now ask for it on other special occasions. Birthdays or Valentine's Day, anyone?
You can serve your Chocolate Caramel Fondue in a fondue pot or your crockpot set on low.
Ingredients for A Caramel Fondue Recipe
Chocolate Chips - chocolate is the base of the recipe, and you can use semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips in the recipe.
Caramel Sauce - we love homemade salted caramel sauce, but your favorite brand will work.
Condensed Milk - this is not evaporated Milk.
It's easy to keep the 3-ingredients for this decadent fondue on hand when company drops by, and you need something sweet and easy to whip together.
Step 1 - COOK INGREDIENTS
In a small saucepan, combine condensed milk, caramel sauce, and chocolate chips; cook and stir over low heat until blended and heated through.
Step 2 - TRANSFER TO FONDUE POT
Transfer to a heated fondue pot; keep warm. Serve with fruit, pound cake, and/or pretzels for dipping.
Yield: approximately 2-½ cups.
Things to Dip in Chocolate Caramel Fondue
Besides fresh fruit, here are some dipping suggestions for chocolate fondue to please everyone in the family:
- dried fruit
- cheesecake bites
- cookie dough (the kind made without eggs)
- And, of course, our favorite pound cake!
This dessert also makes a great classroom party idea. Kids go crazy for it! Enjoy!
You can serve your Chocolate Caramel Fondue in a fondue pot or in your crockpot set on low, especially if you have small kids. Be sure to watch the heat on the fondue pot to avoid scorching the chocolate.
It's also fun to serve your fondue recipe in small cups, so guests can carry it on a dessert plate alongside whatever fruit, pretzels, and other dippers they like.
Tips for Chocolate Caramel Fondue
- Did you know Chocolate Fondue also is amazing over ice cream?
- If dark chocolate is more to your liking, substitute dark chocolate chips in this recipe.
- If you need to reheat it, place it in the microwave for 15-30 seconds on high power.
Place any leftover caramel chocolate fondue in an airtight container for about four days.
More Dessert Recipes
Chocolate Caramel Trifle is a decadent chocolate cake layered with caramel, pudding, and whipped topping!
Chocolate Cherry Trifle - a classic any time of the year. A crowd-pleasing dessert that looks incredible.
Brownie Strawberry Shortcake - the perfect cake for any occasion.
Dark Chocolate Brownies - fudgy and incredibly moist, these homemade brownies are the best.
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This recipe originally appeared on Somewhat Simple.
Easy Chocolate Caramel Fondue Recipe
- fondue pot (or small crockpot)
- Spatula or cooking spoon
- ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (or dark chocolate chips)
- 1 cup caramel sauce (salted caramel is our favorite)
- 5 oz condensed milk
- In a small saucepan, combine condensed milk, caramel sauce, and chocolate chips; cook and stir over low heat until blended and heated through.
- Transfer to a heated fondue pot; keep warm. Serve with fruit, pound cake, and/or pretzels for dipping. Yield: approximately 2-½ cups.
Enjoy Fondue Anytime
Did you know the name fondue comes from the French word "fondre," which means "to melt?" Whether cheese, wine, or chocolate, fondue tastes great in any language! Absolutely incredible. So dip in!
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My family loves fondue and this recipe is a new addition to our favorites!
This was such a fun dessert! We all gathered around and had a great time dipping our favorites. It was super easy to make. This is going to be a favorite from now on!
This chocolate caramel fondue is sooo amazing! I never would have thought of combining these two together!
Erin Henry says
It's one delicious combination, Chastity! So glad you found the recipe!
Kathryn @ Family Food on the Table says
This does look SO amazing! I don't know why I haven't tried fondue at home but now it's a MUST! Love these flavors too! Pinning!
You haven't tried fondue at home??? You must! So fun! The kids love it. Dipping into chocolate is like a kid's dream 🙂