Gourmet Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Recipe

Chocolate Coated Strawberries
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Large strawberries with stems16 Ounce (1 Basket)
 Sweet dark chocolate8 Ounce (Two 4 Ounce Each Bars)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1377 Calories from Fat 637

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 42.1 g210.3%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 18.1 mg

Sodium 59 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.9 g99.8%

Sugars 130.8 g

Protein 14 g28.2%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 444.6%

Calcium 20% Iron 111.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Carefully rinse strawberries.
Using paper towels, dry berries thoroughly.
Break chocolate into sections.
Finely chop 5 of the sections and reserve.
Break remaining sections into double boiler over 1-inch simmering water.
Stir constantly until melted and smooth.
(Do not overheat.) Remove pan of chocolate.
Add reserved finely chopped chocolate, stirring until smooth.
Melted chocolate should be thick enough to hold a shape when stirred.
Hold each strawberry by stem or a fork.
Tilt the pan and use a spoon to coat each berry with chocolate.
Hold each berry upside down to catch drips.
Place in fluted foil cupcake liners or on pan covered with plastic wrap.
Chill until firm or freeze a few minutes to serve immediately.
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