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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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_DSC0114Valentines day and Strawberries are synonymous to each other. These chocolate covered strawberries make an easy and yummy little dessert for that special someone on that special day. Make these and enjoy with your loved one.

Serves – 4

Preparation time – 15 mins

Cooking time – 10 mins

Process:

Fresh Strawberries (wash, pat dry completely) – 20 no
Chocolate chips (milk or semi sweet) – 1/2 Cup
Refined Oil – 1 Tbsp or as required
Almonds (chopped) – 2 Tbsp
Decorative beads – optional
Sweetened Coconut Flakes – 1/4 Cup
Mini party cups – for presentation
Mini Muffin Liners – for presentation

Process:

Melt chocolate with butter or oil until smooth in microwave or using a double boiler.I microwaved for 2 mins in 30 sec intervals.
Using leaves as grip dip strawberries that are completely dry into the chocolate such that the strawberries in covered with the chocolate just leaving a bit so one still see some red color or the strawberry.
Use wooden skewers or toothpick for some grip if needed to cover the strawberries with the chocolate.
Do the same with all the strawberries. and put them onto a wax paper or stick them on the styrofoam so they stand in air and hold their shape well.

To make chocolate and nut covered straberries:

Dip strawberries into the chocolate and sprinkle some nuts on top.

Once done put it on wax paper or styrofoam and refrigerate for 1/2 hr to 1 hr or completely set.

To make chocolate and sprinkles covered straberries:

Dip strawberries into the chocolate and sprinkle some beads on top.

Once done put it on wax paper or styrofoam and refrigerate for 1/2 hr to 1 hr or completely set.

To make chocolate and coconut covered straberries:

Dip strawberries into the chocolate and sprinkle sweetened shredded coconut flakes on top.

Once done put it on wax paper or styrofoam and refrigerate for 1/2 hr to 1 hr or completely set.

After refrigeration once they are completely set and chocolate is no more sticky take them out from refrigerator and enjoy!

Tips:

Be careful while melting the chocolate as it is delicate and burns fast. Melt it in short intervals to have more control

Use bananas, apples or pretzels or anything that you can think off and dip them into the chocolate to enjoy

 

 

 

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1 comment

  1. JayanthiSindhiya

    Yummy strawberries,awesome,pass me some

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