- 1 pineapple—peeled, cored and sliced 1 inch thick
- One 1 1/2-pound pound cake, sliced 1 1/2 inches thick
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 4 apricots, pitted and quartered
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons bourbon
- 10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (2 1/4 cups)
- 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (2 1/4 cups)
- Pinch of salt
- Light a grill. Grill the pineapple slices over moderate heat until charred on both sides, about 8 minutes. Brush the pound cake with the melted butter and grill over moderate heat until toasted, about 4 minutes.
- Cut the pound cake into 1-inch cubes and transfer to a plate. Cut the pineapple into 1-inch cubes and transfer to a separate plate along with the apricots.
- In a medium saucepan set on the grill, bring the cream and the bourbon to a simmer. Add both chocolates and the salt and remove from the grill. Let stand for 5 minutes, then whisk until smooth. Serve the fondue with the grilled pound cake and fruit.
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Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.