Chocolate covered strawberries
Servings: 16 servings
Like anything chocolate covered, these chocolate covered strawberries will bring happiness to your day. Whether you are celebrating a special day or simply ending your meal. Satisfy your chocolate craving in the simplest form.
- 2 pounds (32oz) fresh strawberries.
- Two blocks (8oz each) baking chocolate. Note1
- 1 Tablespoon coconut oil. Note2
- Optional for garnishing:
- Sprinkles mini chocolate chips, chopped nuts… etc.
Line two baking sheets with parchment papers and set aside.
Wash the strawberries and pat dry well. Note3
Chop chocolate bars into almost equal size and place into a heat proof bowl . Add half a Tablespoon of the coconut oil to each bowl.
Melt chocolate in the microwave. Microwave your chocolate on high for 20 seconds, stir then microwave again for 10 seconds intervals stirring in between.
Hold one strawberry by the stem and dip it into the chocolate to cover. Tilt the bowl a bit if necessary.
Let it drip then scrape the bottom against the edge of the bowl.
If you are using sprinkles or going to dip them in nuts then do it now.
Place on the parchment lined sheet.
Transfer the baking sheet to the refrigerator for 30 minutes for the chocolate to set.
Use any excess chocolate to make ribbons on the strawberries and refrigerate again for 15 minutes.
Serve immediately or in the same day for best quality.
Note1: You can use semi sweet, dark, milk or white chocolate.
Note2: Coconut oil is good for you but it might leave a hint of coconut smell on your chocolate. If you cannot use coconut then you can use vegetable oil instead.
Note3: Refer to the post for washing method and make sure your strawberries are really dry, chocolate do not stick to wet strawberries.
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Calories: 114.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.3g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 6.9g | Saturated Fat: 5.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 1.3mg | Sodium: 19.3mg | Potassium: 94.4mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 11.4g
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