What to Serve with Chocolate Fondue – 7 Easy and Tasty Sides

It’s not a party until the chocolate fondue is out! This delicious dessert is always a hit, but what should I serve with it?

Will the kids like it? What about the adults? And how can I effectively balance the sweet and savory? What about the flavors and textures?

With so many options out there, it’s hard to know what will work best.

How can I introduce more fun flavors, unique textures and perfect pairings into my chocolate fondue experience?

If you’re asking ANY of these questions or are UNDECIDED about what to serve with your chocolate fondue, don’t worry.

This post will answer any and all of your questions.

Let’s get this party started, shall we?

Side Dishes For Chocolate Fondue:

  1. Brownies
  2. Grilled Cheese
  3. Pound Cake
  4. Crackers
  5. Meringues
  6. Parmesan Garlic Bread
  7. Rice Krispie Treats
  8. Homemade Biscuits

Brownies

You won’t believe that I couldn’t wait to write this article simply because I was very excited to discuss brownies.

I mean, what’s not to love about them? They are the perfect pairing for chocolate fondue because they provide a dense, chewy texture that can withstand being dipped in and out of the chocolate without falling apart.

Plus, their rich flavor pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate. I like to use a box mix brownie because it is simple and easy, but you can use your favorite recipe.

If you want to get really creative, you can even make brownie bites! Simply bake the brownies in a mini muffin tin and voila! You’ve got yourself some delicious chocolate fondue dippers that are sure to please everyone at the party.

Now, tell me what could be better than dipping a warm, fudgy brownie into melted chocolate?

The contrast in temperatures and textures is amazing and the flavors will have you feeling like you’re in chocolate heaven.

Grilled Cheese

I know what you’re thinking… grilled cheese? Really?

But trust me, this classic comfort food is the perfect pairing for chocolate fondue. The savory flavors of the cheese balance out the sweetness of the chocolate and the crispy, buttery bread provides a perfect texture for dipping.

It is everybody’s favorite – children and adults alike – and it’s so amazing!

Plus, what’s not to love about gooey cheese? It’s the perfect dipper slash side dish for chocolate fondue!

Pound Cake

Now you don’t have to take my word for it, but pound cake is an excellent dipper for chocolate fondue. You can try it and see for yourself.

It’s dense and has a rich flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate.

The best part about using pound cake as a dipper is that it soaks up the chocolate without falling apart. This means that you can get a good amount of chocolate on your pound cake without it dripping all over the place.

Plus, it’s just a really delicious side dish. Pound cake is always a hit at parties!

Crackers

By now, you should understand that what I’m trying to do with this list is challenge you. I want you to think outside the box and try something new.

Crackers are the perfect example of this. They might seem like an odd choice, but they are actually a great pairing for chocolate fondue.

The crunchy texture is a nice contrast to the creamy chocolate and they provide a delicious flavor that complements the sweetness of the chocolate.

Plus, crackers are a great dipper for chocolate fondue because they don’t get soggy like some other foods. This means that you may enjoy your chocolate fondue without having to worry about the crackers breaking.

Meringues

Meringues are a light and airy dessert that is perfect for dipping into chocolate fondue.

They are made with egg whites and sugar, which gives them a crispy texture that is perfect for dipping. Plus, their light flavor pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate.

Meringues are a great choice for those who want a lighter side dish to accompany their chocolate fondue.

If you’re like me, you would love to have meringues with your chocolate fondue.

Parmesan Garlic Bread

This might be among my top three favorite pairings on the list. Parmesan garlic bread is the perfect side dish for chocolate fondue.

The savory flavors of the cheese and garlic balance out the sweetness of the chocolate and the bread provides a delicious crunchy texture.

Plus, the bread is already coated in butter, which means that it will be even more delicious when dipped in chocolate fondue.

I could go on and on about how amazing this pairing is, but I think you get the point. Parmesan garlic bread is an excellent choice for those looking for a savory side dish to accompany their chocolate fondue.

Rice Krispie Treats

This one is for the kids (and the kid at heart). Rice Krispie Treats are a classic dessert that is perfect for dipping into chocolate fondue.

The crispy, marshmallowy treats are a great contrast to the creamy chocolate and they provide a delicious flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate.

Despite the fact that they taste so good, Rice Krispie treats are low in calories. This means that you can enjoy your chocolate fondue without having to worry about indulging too much.

Plus, they’re just so darn cute!

Homemade Biscuits

Finally, we have homemade biscuits.

Homemade biscuits are the perfect dipper for chocolate fondue. They are fluffy and delicious, and they pair perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate.

Plus, they are superior to store-bought biscuits in every way. They are fresher, more flavorful, and just all-around better.

If you’re looking for the perfect side dish to accompany your chocolate fondue, homemade biscuits are the way to go.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What fruit is good with chocolate fondue?

There are a few different types of fruit that are good with chocolate fondue. Strawberries, dried apricots, pineapples, pears, bananas, and apples are all great choices.

What is traditionally served with fondue?

There are a few different things that are traditionally served with fondue. Bread, crackers, and chips are all common choices.

What should I dip in my chocolate fondue?

There are a few different things that you can dip in your chocolate fondue. Strawberries, marshmallows, graham crackers, roasted potatoes, cookies, meatballs, filet mignon, roasted Brussels sprouts and bell peppers.

Is fondue a main course meal?

You might find this hard to believe, but from the beginning, fondue was part of a full course meal that took hours to complete. The first recorded fondue meal dates back to 1699, and it consisted of cheese, wine, and bread.

What is the meaning of fondue?

The word fondue is derived from the French word “fondre,” which means “to melt.”

What is fondue cheese?

Fondue cheese is a type of melted cheese that is used in fondue. It is usually made with Gruyere, Emmental, or Swiss cheese.

What are the best types of chocolates for fondue?

The best types of chocolates to use for fondue are milk chocolate, dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, semisweet chocolate or white chocolate.

Conclusion

When I first encountered chocolate fondue. It was at a party my best friend hosted and I was blown away by how amazing it was. Not only was the taste incredible, but the experience of dipping different foods into the melted chocolate was so much fun.

Since then, I’ve tried chocolate fondue with a variety of different side dishes.

These different side dishes that can be used to enhance the flavor and texture of your chocolate fondue.

Whether you are planning a fondue party or just want to try something new, there are many things to consider – what type of fondue will you be serving, what kind of dippers will your guests enjoy, and what sides will complete the meal?

If you’re looking for some delicious side dishes to serve with chocolate fondue, I hope you got some inspiration from this list.