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Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

This method of dipping strawberries in chocolate is so easy a kid can do it. And no flat sides to contend with!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Set30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: appetizer/snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate dipped fruit, chocolate dipped strawberries, dipped strawberries, strawberries
Servings: 25
Calories: 66kcal
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

  • Rinse strawberries (never soak) and pat dry with paper towel or tea towel.
  • Melt chocolate chips and vegetable oil in a double boiler until smooth and glossy.
  • Remove from hea and take it to your work station.
  • At your work station, you'll have your berries, your skewers and your florist's foam.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Let the berries sit for about a half hour until the chocolate firms up.

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

Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.7mg