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Chocolate Orange Fondue (Serves 6)

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7 ounces good semisweet chocolate
1/3 cup heavy cream
1½ teaspoons grated orange zest
½ teaspoon instant coffee granules
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier liqueur

For serving: pound cake, doughnuts, long-stemmed strawberries, bananas or pretzels

Chop the chocolate and place it in a heat-proof bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Add the cream, zest, coffee, and Grand Marnier and stir constantly until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Transfer the mixture to a fondue pot and serve warm with pound cake, doughnuts, strawberries, bananas or pretzels.