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Easy Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue Recipe

This slow cooker chocolate fondue recipe is perfect for a romantic night or a Valentine’s Day celebration.  Get your marshmallows, strawberries and banana slices ready for dipping. This 3 ingredient dessert recipe is delicious!

strawberry dipped into slow cooker chocolate fondue

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If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, or any day for that matter, chocolate fondue is your answer.

The first time I had chocolate fondue was a glorious moment. All that chocolate-y goodness – I definitely had a sugar high that day. I was at a popular fondue restaurant and it was years before I started this website.

Even then, I was trying to figure out ways to have fondue at home.

Enter the slow cooker.

It has brought me many savory delights over the years. Slow cooker sweet and spicy meatballs – the easiest appetizer ever. Slow cooker mango pulled pork sandwiches – great for dinner or lunch. And slow cooker chicken tacos – whether it’s in a lettuce wrap or in a bowl, you can’t go wrong.

I obviously love my slow cooker.

The great thing about fondue in a slow cooker is you don’t need one of those 3-tiered fondue fountains you see at weddings or a fondue pot.  You can use a fondue pot if you have it, but if you don’t, a small crockpot and some wooden skewers is all you need.

slow cooker full of chocolate fondue

Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue

My slow cooker chocolate fondue recipe uses only 3 ingredients. You can easily buy them ahead of time and keep the ingredients in your pantry.

One of the ingredients is a jar of seedless raspberry jam. Not a fan? Substitute your favorite jam flavor! 

This recipe is definitely chocolate fondue for a crowd. If you have leftovers, transfer them to a container (or a mason jar!) and store in the fridge for 5-7 days.

strawberries, pound cake, and marshmallows

What Should I Dip into Chocolate Fondue

There are many foods that can be dipped into dessert fondue. Some examples are:

wooden skewer being dipped into chocolate fondue

What Tools Do I Need for Chocolate Fondue

You will need a mini slow cooker or a fondue pot to start. To dip into the chocolate, I usually use long wooden skewers – they are cheap and I always have them in a drawer. If you plan to make this often, consider investing in some fondue forks.

Chocolate Fondue Recipe Variations

You can make one small change to this recipe and have a myriad of recipes.

Switch out the chocolate chips!

You can use dark chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, or mint chocolate chips. Try out all of the different varieties to suit your flavor tastes.

marshmallow dipped into chocolate fondue
pound cake dipped into chocolate fondue
Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue

Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue

Yield: 12 servings
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

This slow cooker chocolate fondue recipe is perfect for a romantic night or a Valentine’s Day celebration. Get your marshmallows, strawberries and banana slices ready for dipping. This 3 ingredient dessert recipe is delicious!


  • 12 ounce bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 ounce jar of caramel topping (found in the ice cream section)
  • 12 ounce jar of seedless raspberry jam or preserves


  1. Combine all ingredients in a 2 ½ quart slow cooker. Cook on low, stirring frequently to combine the ingredients. Once all ingredients are well mixed and hot, approximately 1 ½ hours, serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 317Total Fat: .6gSaturated Fat: .3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 287mgCarbohydrates: 81.3gFiber: .9gSugar: 19.1gProtein: 1.6g

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Tuesday 30th of August 2016

This chocoholic's mouth is watering! I so wish I could just reach through the screen and have me some of that!

Helen at the Lazy Gastronome

Sunday 28th of August 2016

So easy! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned and tweeted!

The Better Baker

Friday 6th of November 2015

This insanely delicious dish is being featured at Weekend Potluck's party going on now. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Please come again soon.

The Better Baker

Monday 2nd of November 2015

OH.MY.STARS! I melted just reading the ingredient list. LOVE this! So glad you shared with us at Weekend Potluck. Keep em coming - please!


Tuesday 27th of October 2015

This sounds A-MAZING! I've pinned it! :)

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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