17 Aug '11, 7pm

Mexican Dark Chocolate Fondue with Chili, Rum and Nutmeg on @TreeHugger

Mexican Dark Chocolate Fondue with Chili, Rum and Nutmeg on @TreeHugger

This recipe was inspired by one of my favorite coffee drinks: the Mexican mocha. It's rich with just a hint of spice. You'd want to pair this with a really fruit-forward wine like a jammy Zinfandel or a really bold Cab. Of course, almost any dessert wine will work but a spicy white Port would be divine. If for some odd reason you are not a dessert person (gasp!) then check out our mole recipe . 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream 4 dark chocolate bars (about two pounds) ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons dark rum Pinch of nutmeg Pinch of salt 1. Bring about 1/2 cup of the whipping cream to simmering point. 2. Break chocolate up into many pieces and add most of it to the warmed cream. 3. Sneak a few nibbles in for yourself. 4. Once the chocolate softens, mix the chocolate with the cream. 5. Slowly mix in the remaining cream f...

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