Chocolate or chocolate coating usually requires the addition of extra oil to flow easily through a chocolate fountain. Chocolate or chocolate coatings formulated for fountain use require little or no oil to be added. Enjoy dipping fruits, cookies, marshmallows and more in a delicious chocolate fountain. Most chocolate fountains require a minimum amount of chocolate to flow smoothly so be sure to check your manual. We approximate being able to dip 250 small food pieces in 1 pound of chocolate.