Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

By: gfp

A simple and elegant dessert, chocolate dipped strawberries!

Preparation Time Time To Table
15 min. 60 min.

Ingredients:

    • 1 pint strawberries, with leaves
    • 5 oz. dark chocolate chips, chopped or mini chips

In the top of a double boiler over simmering water add the chocolate and stir till melted and smooth.  Or, in a microwave safe bowl, cook the chocolate at 50% power for 1 minute, stir.  Then continue cooking at 50% power in 30 second intervals, stir each time, continue till the chocolate is melted.

Holding berries by the stem, dip each one in the melted chocolate about 3/4 of the way up.  Place on a sheet of wax paper or parchment paper.  When finished dipping, place the strawberries in the refrigerator to chill until hardened.

Yield: 

15 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving size:
1
Amount per serving
Total Calories:
35
Total Fat Calories:
10
Fat:
2 gm
Saturated Fat:
1 gm
Protein:
0.1gm
Carbohydrate:
5gm
Sugar:
4gm
Sodium:
2mg

Tip: 

Try bittersweet chocolate for a delightful contrast in flavors.