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chocolate dipped strawberries on a plate
Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Set
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This method of dipping strawberries in chocolate is so easy a kid can do it. And no flat sides to contend with!

Course: appetizer/snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate dipped fruit, chocolate dipped strawberries, dipped strawberries, strawberries
Servings: 25
Calories: 66 kcal
Author: Jackie Currie
Ingredients
  • 20-25 fresh strawberries
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil to thin the chocolate a little
  • 1.5 cups bittersweet 60% cacao Ghirardelli chocolate chips
  • 1.5 cups  Ghirardelli milk chocolate chips.
Supplies and Instruments
  • florist's foam
  • skewers
  • paper towels
Instructions
  1. Rinse strawberries (never soak) and pat dry with paper towel or tea towel.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and vegetable oil in a double boiler until smooth and glossy.
  3. Remove from hea and take it to your work station.
  4. At your work station, you'll have your berries, your skewers and your florist's foam.
  5. Poke a skewer into the leafy end of the strawberry. Dip berry into chocolate, twirling until 1/2 to 3/4 of the berry is evenly coated.
  6. Hold strawberry over pot to let any excess chocolate drip off, and then gently push the skewered berry into florist's foam to let the chocolate set.
  7. Let the berries sit for about a half hour until the chocolate firms up.
Recipe Notes

20-25 fresh strawberries 2 tsp vegetable oil (to thin the chocolate a little) 1.5 cups bittersweet (60% cacao) Ghirardelli chocolate chips 1.5 cups Ghirardelli milk chocolate chips. florist's foam skewers paper towels

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 74mg2%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.