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Chocolate covered strawberries

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Refrigerate40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 114.7kcal
Author: Amira

Ingredients

  • 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.

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

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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Nutrition

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