Nutritious Chocolate Recipes

Are you eating enough fruit lately? How about chocolate? Well, here are three cool ways to make sure you're getting enough of both of these important foodstuffs this summer and both are very quick and easy.

Godiva Chocolate Covered Banana Drink

Ingredients:

2 oz Godiva Liqueur

1/2 oz Myers's Rum

1/2 Banana, Sliced

1/2 c Vanilla Ice Cream

Method:

Pour Godiva into blender. Add rum, banana and ice cream. Blend until smooth. Pour into serving glass. Garnish with banana slice. Makes 2 drinks.

Here's another one:

Frozen Chocolate Banana

Ingredients:

1 md Banana; peeled and cut in half crosswise

2 Graham crackers; (2-1/2 in. squares) finely crushed

1 ts Chocolate syrup

Method:

Wrap banana halves in wax paper or foil and freeze till hard. On sheet of wax paper, spread half the cracker crumbs; coat 1 banana half with 1/2 tsp syrup, then roll in crumbs. Repeat procedure with remaining banana half. Serve immediately or wrap in moisture and vapor resistant wrapping and store in freezer till ready to use. And last but not least....

Chocolate Plunge For Fresh Fruit

Ingredients:

2/3 c Karo light or dark corn syrup

1/2 c Heavy or whipping cream

1 pk (8 oz.) Baker's semi sweet chocolate or

2 pkgs. (4 oz. each) Baker's German sweet chocolate

Method:

In medium saucepan stir corn syrup and cream. Bring to boil over medium heat. Remove from heat. Add chocolate, stir until completely melted. Serve warm as a dip for fruit. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

What could be easier? Enjoy!

Note: You may freely publish the above recipes in any way you wish, as long as the author's name and links are left intact.

Pete Cullen runs the website http://www.recipes-for-chocolate-lovers.com

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