Frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate

Frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate | Chocolate-covered strawberries

Do you have your house party approaching and you want to delight your guests? The Frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate are your best bet.

I am sure the kid in your house is going to fall in love with the Chocolate-covered strawberries. A perfect recipe that requires only a few ingredients to make.

The main ingredients, as you might have guessed, are Chocolate and strawberries. The other ingredients we will be using are milk and white chocolate.

To make this recipe, you can either use dark chocolate or normal chocolate. If you want to add more taste and beauty to your recipe, you can use dry fruits.

Enough talking, let me share the yummy and kid-favourite Chocolate-covered strawberries recipe with you.

How to make Frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate?

Below is the list of ingredients we will be using. Some are optional and you are always free to add any additional ingredients of your choice.

Servings: Frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate might consist of 3-4 strawberries per person

Ingredients

  • Fresh strawberries (washed and dried thoroughly)
  • Dark, milk, or white chocolate (chips or chopped)
  • Chopped nuts, shredded coconut, sprinkles, etc. (Optional toppings)

You can use any form of chocolate, dark, milk, or white as per the availability. If you wish you can use all of them to add more fun and taste to the recipe.

You can use dry fruits as the toppings. Alternatively, you can use sprinkles to add more colors and beauty.

Directions

  • To make this recipe, you need to take fresh strawberries. Wash them properly
  • Before using them in the recipe, make sure to dry them properly using tissue paper or a kitchen towel
  • Next, break the chocolates into smaller pieces to melt them in the oven
  • Now take a microwave-safe bowl and allow them to microwave
  • You have to microwave for 30-second intervals
  • In each interval, you need to stir them till they turn soft and completely melt. Do not overheat them
  • With the help of toothpicks, pick the strawberries and dip them gently in the melted chocolate. Allow them to coat properly
  • Allow any excess chocolate to drip down the strawberries
  • By this time, the chocolate is still wet, If you want to add topping, it is the right time
  • Sprinkle the toppings of your choice. You can use nuts, shredded coconut, or sprinkles.
  • To add more contrast, you can top it with opposite-colored chocolate chips
  • Now keep the chocolate-dipped strawberries on a plate to allow them to set and cool down. Make sure they do not hit each other
  • Next, put the place in your freeze for about 15-20 minutes, or until the chocolate is set
  • Once they are set, take a serving tray and transfer the Chocolate-covered strawberries
  • You can enjoy them as a dessert, snack, or even as a decorative item to a party spread

Below is the preparation time and total time to make Chocolate-covered strawberries.

Preparation Time:

  • Washing and drying strawberries: 5-10 minutes
  • Melting chocolate: 2-3 minutes (microwave method)

Total Time:

  • Preparation time: 5–10 minutes
  • Melting chocolate: 2-3 minutes
  • Dipping and topping strawberries: 10-15 minutes
  • Setting time in the refrigerator: 15-20 minutes

Total approximate time: 32–48 minutes

Nutritional value of chocolate-covered strawberries:

The nutritional content of frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate will primarily depend on the ingredients used, especially the chocolate. Here’s a general overview:

Strawberries (per 100g):

  • Calories: 32 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 7.7 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugars: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g
  • Fat: 0.3 g

Dark Chocolate (per 100g):

  • Calories: 546 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 60.5 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sugars: 47.5 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g
  • Fat: 31.3 g

The nutritional values provided are approximate and can vary based on the specific brands and ingredients used.

White Chocolate (per 100g):

  • Calories: 539 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 59.9 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugars: 59.9 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g
  • Fat: 30.3 g

Chocolate-covered strawberries recipe tips

  • Make sure you are using good-quality, fresh strawberries to make the recipe
  • Wash them properly and dry them using a kitchen towel before using them
  • You can make your own version by using different chocolates, dark, milk, or white
  • You can use all the chocolate forms to delight your kids at home
  • Do not overheat your chocolate in the microwave, melt it gently till it turns soft
  • You can also experiment with colors and taste by adding different toppings, including colorful sprinkles or dry nuts
  • If you have an excess of them left, you can keep them in your freeze in an airtight container to be consumed within a couple of days
  • You can put toothpicks at the end to make them look more appealing and easier to hold while eating

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