Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Spicy Sweet Chocolate Fondue

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound good-quality dark chocolate, chopped

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

1 tablespoon Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry

1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, toasted and ground

Fresh strawberries, for serving

Fresh mango, sliced into 2-inch pieces, for serving

Bananas, cut into 2-inch pieces, for serving


  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate over barely simmering water. Stir together the cream and rice wine, and then gradually stir into the melted chocolate to combine. Stir in the Sichuan peppercorns. Transfer the mixture to a fondue pot to keep warm and serve with fresh fruit.