What is a chocolate fountain
A chocolate fountain is a machine or piece of kitchen equipment which is used to serve chocolate fondue. They are made for commercial as well as personal use. All the chocolate fountains for sale on this page are for personal use. The design varies but generally consists of a bowl with stacked tiers above it. The bowl or basin as it is sometimes known is heated to keep the chocolate liquid. This liquid chocolate is then pulled into a central tube and sent to the top of the fountain. From there is flows back down over the different levels or tiers creating the chocolate fountain.
Who would want to buy a chocolate fountain?
Chocolate fountains are great fun and a popular thing to have at parties and get togethers. Nearly everybody loves chocolate and you can provide a choice of sweets or fruit to dip in the chocolate flowing over the fountain.
Which chocolate fountain should I buy?
A big factor in this choice will be your budget. Below we have suggested some good chocolate fountains and put them in order or price starting with the cheapest.
Elgento Mini Chocolate Fountain
This is a compact chocolate fountain and the cheapest in our selection. It is small but good for a fun addition to any dinner party or get together. It has three tiers or levels and controls for heat and flow.
This chocolate fountain is great value for money at around £16 (see current price) and its small size means it is easy to store when not in use. It also fits easily in the centre of your table when in use.
Andrew James Premium Stainless Steel Chocolate Fountain
This chocolate fountain is slightly more expensive at around £32 (current price). You can control the heat and the flow rate and it holds up to 2lb of chocolate.
One good feature of this chocolate fountain is that is has an extra deep drip tray meaning you can keep the fountain going for longer before you have to empty and clean out the drip tray.
Wilton Chocolate Pro Fountain
One thing to be aware of is that you need to melt the chocolate in the microwave before adding it to the bowl.
This chocolate fountain costs around £160 so isn’t cheap (see current price) but is good enough and efficient enough to cater for special events with lots of people.