Make Ahead

Dark Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

May 11, 2010
1 Ratings
  • Serves 7-15
Author Notes

These dark chocolate dipped strawberries are so easy to make and so delicious – with just two simple ingredients and a little time – you can have an easy nice no-fuss type dessert that both adults and kids will like. —coffeefoodwrite

What You'll Need
  • 9-10 ounces dark chocolate (I like Scharffen Berger 70%)
  • 15 jumbo strawberries with stems attached
  1. Melt chocolate over metal bowl set over saucepan of barely simmering water or double boiler.
  2. Remove from heat. Dip each strawberry into warm chocolate. Place on baking sheet lined with buttered parchment.
  3. If in a hurry, you can place in freezer for about 5 minutes to harden chocolate (don’t leave too long though – don’t want to freeze strawberries!) Otherwise, just let sit out until chocolate has hardened. Arrange on plate or platter and serve.
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9 Reviews

Kayb June 2, 2010
There is a little candy store downtown here in Hot Springs that makes these things -- with strawberries that are nearly as big as your fist and should have no taste at all -- but do. Lord, but I love them.

They're also good to inject with a little amaretto before you dip them. :)
coffeefoodwrite June 2, 2010
amaretto...great idea! I'll have to try that....
Cindy June 7, 2019
How do you inject the amaretto? I’m making these for 15 women for dessert. They are having a bachelor weekend at an R&BB that I cater for.
mrslarkin June 1, 2010
I can't resist chocolate dipped strawberries. & I love Scharffen Berger!
coffeefoodwrite June 1, 2010
Yes, one of my favorite chocolates! You're Fleur de Lys looks yummy!
drbabs May 12, 2010
My stepson made these for me last week and it was all I could do not to devour them.
coffeefoodwrite May 15, 2010
It's one of my favorite desserts -- you have a nice stepson!
coffeefoodwrite May 12, 2010
thanks aargersi!
aargersi May 12, 2010
Yum - easy, delicious ... also your pictures are gorgeous!!!!