Friday, February 4, 2011

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries


• 15 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
• 30 ounces white chocolate chips
• Wilton no taste red icing coloring
• 2 baskets of fresh strawberries


 Add the chocolate chips into a bowl and melt in the microwave for approximately 25-35 seconds
 Once melted dip the strawberries one at a time and make sure to get them fully covered and then place them gently on a cooling rack to harden
 Add the white chocolate to a bowl and microwave it for approximately 40 seconds to a minute taking it out and stirring every 15 seconds
 Take half of the melted white chocolate and add about 1 teaspoon of the no taste red into it and mix to create your pink coloring
 Dip your strawberries into the white chocolate and fully cover then place on the cooling rack
 Do the same for the pink colored white chocolate
 Dip a spoon into the melted white chocolate and using a back and forth motion pour lightly over the chocolate and the pink white chocolate covered strawberries
 Use a new spoon and dip it into the melted chocolate and repeat the following step but ontop of the white and pink white chocolate covered strawberries
 Let sit and then plate for your audience to enjoy
***If the chocolate hardens before your able to dip your spoon into it to make the stripes then put it back into the microwave for 15 seconds***

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