Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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I recently made these chocolate covered strawberries for a friend’s bridal shower.  I received a lot of positive feedback and recipe requests.  There was some disbelief when I claimed that these were really easy to make, but I’m here to show you just how simple it can be.

You will need:

  • 2lbs strawberries
  • 12oz milk chocolate chips
  • 3oz white chocolate chips

1. Heat an inch of water on medium until it starts to boil, then turn off heat.  Place bowl of milk chocolate on top of pot, making sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water.

2. Stir chocolate, until it’s all melty and smooth. Remove pot from heat.

3. Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper.   You’re now ready for dipping.  The setup should be melty chocolate, strawberries, and parchment.

4. It’s dipping time!  Hold a strawberry near its leaves and swirl it around in the chocolate.  Pull up and twist to wrap the extra chocolate around.  (Yes, your fingers will get chocolaty).  Rest the dipped strawberry on the parchment paper.

5. Next, heat the white chocolate as described in Steps 1 and 2.

6. Using a fork, drizzle the melted white chocolate over the dipped strawberries.

7. Allow strawberries to set, for about 30 minutes. (You can pop them in the fridge to speed up the process.)

See, I told you it was easy!  The end product looks great; many guests thought the strawberries were store bought.  Considering I’ve seen these strawberries selling for $2 each, this is definitely a more economical way to dress up your dessert table.  Try it!

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    July 26, 2010 at 3:58 pm

    strawberries look so cute all dressed up in chocolate. all the better for chomping on–these look delicious!

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    July 26, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    This has been starred and added to my favorites I LOVE this. Question have you ever tried a strawberry filled with a cream cheese mixed custard? It tastes like a strawberry cheesecake!

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    July 26, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    I love chocolate covered strawberries, and they aren't hard at all. yum!

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    July 26, 2010 at 6:36 pm

    Yum! These look about as easy as the Inside Out Chocolate Covered Strawberries (with Kahlua!) that I make, I might have to try this instead one time!

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    July 26, 2010 at 11:18 pm

    @Nani No I haven't tried that, but I think I'll have to!

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    Try Anything Once Terri
    July 27, 2010 at 2:51 am

    I continue to be in aw of you. Maybe I will kick my laziness and try this out.

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    July 27, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    Oh I made these too for my sisters shower a few years ago. Couldn't believe how easy they were to make either. They looked too pretty to eat! 🙂

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    July 28, 2010 at 12:11 am

    love chocolate strawberries! it's to buy them in the store w/o it tasting waxy so it's great you have a good homemade recipe.

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