Chocolate-Covered Strawberries DIY Recipe

As promised, this weekend we are going to be exploring simple Valentine’s Day recipes…it’s just a few weeks away. Have you thought about what you’re going to do for your Valentine?

There’s just something so romantic about chocolate-covered strawberries. Bring them to a party and your guests are going to think WOW…how did you make these? I will show you how and you’re going to be surprised by how easy they are to make. Here’s the recipe that I’ve tweaked from The Food Network.

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Easy to make Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Mmmmm….

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 ounces white chocolate, chopped
  • 1 pound strawberries with stems (about 20), washed and dried very well

Directions

  1. Put the semisweet and white chocolates into 2 separate heatproof medium bowls
  2. Fill 2 medium saucepans with a couple inches of water
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  4. Turn off the heat; set the bowls of chocolate over the water to melt.
  5. With a beater Stir until smooth.
  6. Once melted, remove the bowls from the heat
  7. Once the chocolates are melted and smooth, remove from the heat.
  8. Line a sheet pan with waxed paper.
  9. Holding the strawberry by the stem, dip the fruit into the dark chocolate, lift and twist slightly, letting any excess chocolate fall back into the bowl.
  10. Set strawberries on the parchment paper. Repeat with the rest of the strawberries.
  11. Put the melted white chocolate in zip lock bag and snip the end (the size of a pencil tip); drizzle over the dipped strawberries. OR you can dip a fork in the white chocolate and drizzle the white chocolate over the dipped strawberries.

Set the strawberries aside until the chocolate sets, about 30 minutes.

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