Chocolate Covered Strawberries {just 2 Ingredients!}

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These are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat for your sweetheart or yourself.

Fresh ripe strawberries are dipped in chocolate for a simple and delicious snack. Perfect to enjoy on Valentine’s Day or when berries are fresh and plentiful.

easy chocolate coating of strawberries

Easy Strawberry Chocolate Dip with 2 Simple Ingredients

Both of these are delicious and easy to make as homemade gifts, and only require a few ingredients.

strawberry – For a pop of color, choose fresh, firm fruit of any size with the green leaves intact. Frozen strawberries are not suitable for this recipe.

chocolate – Use white chocolate, milk, semisweet, dark chocolate, or a combination thereof.

topping ideas

Sprinkle toppings over the berries, if desired, before the chocolate hardens.

  • jimmies or sprinkles
  • Crushed Oreo cookies, graham cracker crumbs
  • Coconut or chopped nuts such as pistachios or pecans
  • sprinkle with white chocolate
Chocolate covered strawberry ingredients with labels

How to make chocolate covered strawberries

  1. Wash the strawberries and dry them thoroughly.
  2. melt chocolate double boiler (per recipe below) Or microwave.
  3. Dip the strawberries so that the chocolate covers about 1/8 inch from the top and place them on a cookie sheet. Add toppings if desired and chill until set.
dip strawberries in chocolate

Don’t you have a double broiler? Use the microwave!

  1. Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave at 50% power for 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in 30 second intervals until the chocolate begins to melt.
  3. Once it starts to melt, reduce to 15 second intervals.
A bite of chocolate covered strawberry

Tips and tricks for the perfect chocolate strawberry

  • To cover the chocolate perfectly, the strawberries should be in the following positions: dry at room temperature So the chocolate will stick.
  • Make sure you don’t overheat the chocolate or have water in the melting bowl, as this can cause the chocolate to harden and become grainy.
  • For the perfect result, temper your chocolate.
  • If the chocolate is too dark to dip, heat it gently or stir in 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil.

How to store chocolate covered strawberries

  • Prepare the chocolate-covered strawberries early in the day and keep them at room temperature before eating (this prevents the strawberries from “sweating”).
  • Or, make it a day in advance and store it in the fridge.
  • You can freeze chocolate covered strawberries on a cookie sheet and then in a ziplock bag for up to 3 months.
  • Don’t throw away leftover chocolate! Store in the refrigerator and remelt for recipes like chocolate-dipped pretzels, Fortune His cookies, bananas, and more.
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strawberry covered in chocolate

Chocolate covered strawberries are an easy snack for Valentine’s Day or any holiday. Use white, milk, dark chocolate or a combination thereof.

Preparation time Five minutes

cooking time 20 minutes

total time twenty five minutes

small pot or double broiler

  • Wash the strawberries thoroughly and dry them completely.

  • Fill a small pot with 1 inch of water.

  • Break the chocolate into small pieces and place in a glass bowl that fits snugly over the pot. without touching the water.

  • Bring the water to a boil over medium heat, then reduce the heat to low and place the bowl of chocolate on top. Stir frequently until melted and smooth and chocolate reaches 88-90°F.

  • Remove from heat (I like to keep the bowl over the pot to keep the chocolate warm) and carefully dip the strawberries in, holding the stem. Gently shake off excess chocolate and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Garnish with toppings, if using.

  • Once all the strawberries are coated, place in the refrigerator to fully harden before serving.

  • Wash the berries with cold water; Pat dry. Wipe thoroughly with paper towel before soaking. Water droplets can ruin the chocolate.
  • use room temperature strawberry.
  • Heat slowly over low heat This is the best way to melt chocolate. Make sure the bowl does not touch the water. Tempered chocolate is the best.
  • Place the soaked berries on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or wax paper.
  • these same day You’re going to serve them.
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries are best kept at room temperature for the rest of the day.

Provided by: 1berry | calorie: 52 | carbohydrates: Fiveg | protein: 1g | fat: 3g | Saturated fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated fats: 0.1g | Monounsaturated fats: 1g | Trans fat: 0.003g | cholesterol: 0.2mg | sodium: 2mg | potassium: 88mg | fiber: 1g | sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | calcium: 9mg | iron: 1mg

The nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary depending on the cooking method and brand of ingredients used.

course dessert, snack
cooking American
Chocolate-coated strawberries with simple title
Chocolate covered strawberries and writing on parchment
Written after taking a bite of chocolate covered strawberry
Chocolate-covered strawberries on parchment, served with titles and taken out bites

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