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Chocolate Fountain Dipper Ideas That are Stunningly Steal-worthy

Chocolate Fountain Dipper Ideas
If you have a chocolate fountain, you have to arrange for delicious dippers that taste extraordinary with the chocolate. Here are some chocolate fountain dipper ideas put together just for you, take a look!
Aparna Jadhav
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2017
What could be more tempting than the sight of melted chocolate flowing down three layers on a fountain? You could say chocolate fountains are one of the biggest attractions at venues where they are served. People love them for a simple reason that they look and taste great! These yummy fountains are basically a 2 to 4 feet high, multiple tiered device that resemble a fountain and are used to serve chocolate fondue. The mechanism of the machine is the same as a water fountain, where the liquid chocolate is pulled in the vertical central cylinder and then transported to the top of this fountain. The chocolate then flows down the tiers from the crown of the fountain, making an arrangement for dipping certain foods in the chocolate. However, you have to include certain food dippers in all the fountain as they are items that can be dipped in the chocolate, for better taste! So, if you are looking for these chocolate fountain dipper ideas, here's a list for you to choose from.
Ideas to Choose From
Earlier, melted chocolate or fondue was served in bowls and vessels so that guests would dip their dippers and enjoy the delicious taste of chocolate. However, in 1991, the Design & RĂ©alisation, a popular chocolate and pastry equipment manufacturer produced the first "fountain", and made serving fondue simple. Ever since, this device has been used at weddings, parties, restaurants, etc., to serve chocolate fondue. Along with the fountain, there are various dippers that are served as well. These dippers are usually fruits, nuts, bakery foods and sweets, that develop a brilliant flavor when mixed with chocolate. To give you a few ideas, we have compiled the names of these foods in the lists below. Keep reading!
When you arrange the dippers, there are a few foods which are usually meant to be included. This is because they get a better taste when dipped in chocolate. These classic dippers which are very popular for their combination with chocolate are as follows.
  • Biscotti
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Caramelized apples
  • Granola bars
  • Macaroons
  • Marshmallows
  • Cream puffs
  • Peanut brittle
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Rice crispy


Fruits are items that blend very well with all types of sauces, dips and fondues. The classic dish of fruit salad includes a combination of fruits with cream, yogurt, milk, etc. Likewise, fruits with chocolate are also a very tasty combination. Therefore, there are various fresh fruits that are used dippers for the fountain.
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Casaba
  • Cherries
  • Coconut chunks
  • Honeydew
  • Kiwi
  • Mandarin orange segments
  • Mango
  • Orange peels
  • Orange segments
  • Papaya
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberries
  • Seedless red and green grapes
  • Strawberries

Nuts and Dried Fruits

When the bland flavor of nuts is mixed with the sweet flavor of chocolate, the crispy nuts get a unique taste. So if you are fond of nuts or their preparations, you can add some dried fruits and nuts to the dipper plates kept aside the fountain. So, pick your favorite nuts and give your guests a nutty treat!
  • Almond Clusters
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Cashews
  • Cranberries
  • Dates
  • Figs
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Peanuts
  • Pecans
  • Pistachios
  • Raisins
  • Walnut Halves


Sweets such as licorice and candies are also great suggestions for the dippers, specially for those who have an extremely sweet tooth! There are many of these sweets that taste great with chocolate, a few of which are mentioned below.
  • Animal Crackers
  • Candies
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Frozen Twinkies
  • Graham Crackers
  • Gummy Bears
  • Mint Sticks
  • Twizzlers/Licorice

Cakes and Cookies

What's better than the yummy taste of soft spongy vanilla cake with melted chocolate? There are various bakery products such as freshly baked breads, cookies and cakes that are used as dippers. Here's a list for those who like the combination of cookies and melted chocolate.
  • Brownies
  • Cheesecake Squares
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Donuts
  • Waffles
  • Chocolate Cookies
  • Coconut Macaroons
  • Fortune Cookies
  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Gingersnaps
  • Lady Fingers
  • Meringues
  • Milano Cookies
  • Mini Muffins
  • Monster Cookies
  • Nutter Butters
  • Oatmeal Cookies
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Pirouette Cookies
  • Shortbread Cookies
  • Snickerdoodle Cookies
  • Sugar Wafers
  • Tea Biscuits
  • Vanilla Wafers

With these choices, I hope you have a selected the dippers that you would like to serve. So, pick some of the yummiest dippers and give your guests dessert that they would enjoy truly.
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