3 cups (18 ounces) milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
2 tablespoons hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (16 ounce) pound cake, cut into 10-inch cubes
Strawberries, kiwi or other fresh fruit
In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate with cream over low heat, stirring constantly. Dissolve coffee in water; add to chocolate mixture with vanilla extract and cinnamon. Mix well. Serve warm, using cake pieces and fruit for dipping.
Yields 2 cups.