How to Make Dairy Free Chocolate for a Chocolate Fountain


Chocolate fountains are an eye-catching addition to any celebration, but if you or your guests must avoid dairy, that chocolate fountain could spell trouble. There is a way to use dairy-free chocolate in a chocolate fountain, perfect for dipping fresh fruits, cake squares and pretzels.

Step 1

Chop the couverture into small pieces if you are using a whole bar. Skip this step if you are using chips.

Step 2

Add the chocolate into the zip top bag.

Step 3

Squeeze the excess air out of the zip top bag before sealing.

Step 4

Place the zip top bag with the chocolate in it into the microwave.

Step 5

Heat on high power for one minute.

Step 6

Remove the bag and knead it to mix the chocolate.

Step 7

Replace the bag in the microwave and heat for another one to two minutes on high, stopping every minute to knead the bag.

Step 8

Open the bag and pour the melted chocolate into the chocolate fountain according to the manufacturer's directions.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 lbs. of dairy-free couverture chocolate chips or bar
  • Knife
  • Gallon-sized zip-top bag
  • Microwave
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