Easy Recipe-How to make Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Chocolate and strawberries go great together, and this simple recipe shows just how easy it is to make chocolate covered strawberries at home for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion. Enjoy making them for yourself or giving them as a gift. Cbocolate covered strawberries are also a great “oh wow” addition to make for any celebration or party table.
You can make your own chocolate covered strawberries with the recipe that follows, or you can let the pro’s do it and just place an order for these delicious treats for delivery to someone special!
Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe:
2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate, Milk or Semi Sweet Chocolate Morsels
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
20 fresh strawberries, rinsed and patted dry
Line a baking sheet with wax paper to place strawberries on once dipped. Rinse strawberries and lay on paper towels until completely dry. Berries are delicate so wash them just before using to guarantee maximum freshness and minimal bruising. . Place the washed strawberries on a clean paper towel. Allow to air dry completely before dipping in melted chocolate.
Microwave morsels and vegetable shortening in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted; cool slightly.
To dip the strawberries, pull all the leafy greens carefully into your fingers, then dip the strawberry into the chocolate. Gently swirl the strawberry around the pool of chocolate, making sure all sides are evenly coated. Allow any excess chocolate to drip back into the bowl.
Place dipped berries on waxed paper on baking sheet. For fancy strawberries drizzle melted white chocolate over berries with a spoon.
Refrigerate until set. Serve and enjoy!
Store covered in refrigerator so chocolate does not soften.