Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Got a special occasion coming up or just love beautiful and delicious sweets? Make these chocolate covered strawberries! It was so easy and they turn out perfectly.  I used Ghirardelli 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate chips and Ghirardelli white chocolate chips.

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Wash and dry the berries with a paper towel.

Have a baking sheet lined with wax paper set aside.

I used a pot that has a steamer basket.  you could also just use two different sized pans to make a double boiler.

In a small heat safe bowl/ramekin melt the dark chocolate chips (just do about 1/4 cup at a time, you can always add a few more at a time) over the indirect heat,  stirring until smooth.  Once melted, set the heat on low.

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Dip each strawberry in the chocolate, let any excess drip back into the bowl, then set on the wax paper.

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Oh yum!

Next.  Do the same thing with the white chocolate in a new bowl.

* You do not need very much white chocolate! I used maybe a 4 Tbsp amount.*

Now, I had to do a little work to get the consistency were I wanted it with the white chocolate.  I added a very small amount of butter, like less then what you would use on toast.  and a teaspoon of milk.  Stir to get a consistency that is drizzleable! Hey folks, you heard it here first!

Dip a fork in the melted goodness and fling it around over the strawberries to get this…

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It’s not an exact science, fling around is really all I could come up with this early Saturday morning.

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Sebastian has something to add…

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Aw, mommies little heartbreaker!

They will set in about 30 minutes.  I popped mine in the freezer for a little bit and they turned out fantastic!

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Enjoy!