Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Valentines Day is tomorrow. With all of the commercialization, you can get put off. Other than a card for my hunny, I do not fall into the Valentine’s Day trap. I make us a nice dinner, dessert and we spend a lovely evening at home. This year I am making honey garlic ribs, apple sweet potato and asparagus.

I also like to make some sweets that I don’t often make. I’ll be making Molten Lava Cakes and Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries.

If you buy the pre-made chocolate covered strawberries in the store, you will pay a small fortune. These are very simple to make and just as delicious as the store bought ones. (I think more so)

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

1 cup dark chocolate( I use dark 70-85% dairy free)- broken up

10-12 strawberries- washed and dried

toppings in desired- ground nuts, coconut

In a double boiler**, bring an inch of water to a simmer in the bottom pan and add chocolate to the upper pan. Stir chocolate until melted and remover from heat.

Using the stems/leaves as a handle dip strawberries into the melted chocolate, rolling to coat evenly. If using an extra coating- dip into coating then place strawberry onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries-Paleo

Place into the fridge to cool. Enjoy. I have made these the day before and they work fine.

** If you do not have a double boiler you can use a small sauce pan and a larger metal bowl for the top.

Shared On : Raw Foods Thursday, Food on Friday, Wellness Weekend

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1 Comment on Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  1. Heather @Gluten-Free Cat
    February 16, 2014 at 12:01 pm (8 months ago)

    These are so pretty! The heat must really help get the chocolate smooth. I tried to go 100% raw with some treats for the Husband and the chocolate coating turned out lumpy. But they were tasty!! :) Thanks for sharing this at Raw Foods Thursdays. Can’t think of a more perfect entry than fruit and chocolate. YUM!

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