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Chocolaty Strawberries

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A simple to make Chocolate Covered Strawberries recipe. Love is in the air, and what better way to express yourself than with something covered with chocolate!?! For as long as I can remember, my parents would buy my sister and I chocolate covered strawberries every year for Valentine's Day, and boy did we love them!! So now, come Valentine's Day, I love to make them myself to give to all of the wonderful people that I love in my life!! And let me tell ya, once you see how easy these are to make on your own, you'll never wait on line to buy them again! Happy Valentine's Day...xoxo!
Ingredients
  Dark chocolate 6 Ounce
  Strawberries 16 Ounce, washed and dried
  Shredded coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cover a baking sheet with silpat mat or parchment paper.
2. Take almonds and coconut in separate bowls.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, take water filled till a couple of inches of the pan.
4. Bring it to a boil and reduce the flame to let it simmer.
5. Place a bowl that fits on top of the pan and add chocolate to it. Let the chocolate melt, stirring it occasionally.
6. After the chocolate melts, hold the strawberry from its green part and dip it in the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate drip off and immediately coat it by dipping it in either the nuts or coconut bowl.
7. On a baking sheet, place these strawberries one by one.
8. Keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to set it.

SERVING
9. Serve Chocolaty Strawberries as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Are you thinking of cooking up some romantic treats for your valentine? Dipped in dark chocolate and dusted with shredded coconut or ground almonds, these strawberries are just perfect for any such occasions. Renowned chef Dani Spies shows here the quick and simple process to prepare these delicate goodies. So, don't waste your time, get ready to impress your valentine.

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