Learning how to make these easy dark chocolate covered strawberries at home, and forget about the ones in the stores. I love everything about these strawberries. From the crunchy chocolate shell and the sweet fresh taste of strawberry when you bite into these decadent chocolate strawberries!
The only thing better than a ripe strawberry is a chocolate covered strawberry! Chocolate covered strawberries are a classic Valentine’s Day treat, although they can (and should) be enjoyed throughout the year!
These easy dark chocolate covered strawberries are really quick to make and always impresses guests too!
Below is the recipe for these strawberries and the recipe can also be found on page 67 of my cookbook.
Easy Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries
- 6 oz. Imported Dark Sweet Chocolate – cut into pieces
- 2 to 3 T. Heavy Cream
- 2 t. Orange Flavored Liqueur – optional
- 1 T. Unsalted Butter – softened
- 1 Lb. Large or Medium Strawberries – long stems intact about 20 – washed and dried well
Line a baking sheet pan with parchment paper.
In a double boiler set over hot water – melt the chocolate (stirring). Add 2 T. of the cream, liqueur and butter, heat the mixture stirring until smooth.
Once the chocolate is melted and smooth, remove from the heat.
Holding the strawberry by the stem, dip the fruit into the dark chocolate, lift and twist slightly, letting any excess chocolate fall back into the bowl. (If the chocolate becomes too thick – return the pan to the heat and beat in remaining cream, as necessary, for correct consistency for coating).
Set strawberries on the parchment paper. Repeat with the rest of the strawberries.
Let the chocolate cool and chill the strawberries for 15 to 20 minutes or until chocolate is set.