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.


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.


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


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…


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


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!