A Complete Guide For How to Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Does anyone here love chocolate? What about fruit covered in chocolate? Have you ever wondered how to make chocolate-covered strawberries, but you’re worried it might be too tricky? Yup … that’s what we thought!
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we figured a date night involving chocolate would be pretty sweet. So if you answered YES to all of these questions, then keep reading! 😉
We know you’ll just love this date night centered around how to make chocolate-covered strawberries. Chocolate + strawberries + your sweetie = the recipe for a berry-sweet evening!
We’ve found the best chocolate for chocolate-covered strawberries, a delicious recipe, and a few chocolate covered-strawberry ideas. You will also find the following berry-cute printables in this post:
- Date Night Invite
- Intimacy Invite
- Love Notes
Are you ready to check these all out? Let’s go!
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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Date Night Invite
Before you begin your date night, consider inviting your Valentine to this super sweet date with this berry-cute and FREE printable invitation! Simply print it out, sneak it into their lunch for work, or tape it on the bathroom mirror! You can even personally deliver it to them with a kiss! 😉
Making Your Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
This recipe from our gal over at I Heart Naptime is super easy. You only need three ingredients, and you’ll be eating your delicious strawberries in just 30 minutes! How easy is that!
Make sure to print the recipe for your date and keep it for future reference! While chocolate-covered strawberries are the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day, you can totally make (and eat!) them any time of year!
To make things a little easier for you, we’ve listed the items you’ll need below.
What you’ll need:
- Chocolate for strawberries
- Valentine’s sprinkles
- Microwave safe bowl
- Baking sheet or plate
- Wax paper or parchment paper
- Pastry bag or Ziploc bag
You may be wondering why we chose this particular chocolate for strawberries. While searching for the best chocolate for chocolate-covered strawberries, we found that the Wilton Light Cocoa and Bright White Candy Melts Candy Set had thousands of positive reviews.
However, if you prefer dark chocolate-covered strawberries, Ghirardelli sells delicious dark chocolate melting wafers as well! Whatever you choose, we’re sure your strawberries will turn out delicious!
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Ideas
Sprinkles are the most popular topping for strawberries. But if sprinkles aren’t your jam, here are 10 more decorating ideas!
- Sliced almonds
- Chopped peanuts
- Shredded coconut
- Mini white chocolate chips
- Mini candy chips
- Sea salt
- Crushed Butterfingers
- Crushed Oreo cookies
- Crushed pretzels
- Drizzled melted peanut butter
Our mouths are watering just imagining eating dark chocolate-covered strawberries with sea salt! Mmmm!
Intimate Invite for Your Valentine
Now that you’ve made your strawberries, time to end the evening with a surprise for your Valentine! Check out this fun recipe for berry-good kissing! You can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day without kissing, right? 😉
The strawberry and chocolate-flavored chapsticks are totally optional, but we highly recommend giving them a try! Each of these packages comes with two other flavors, so the flavor combinations are endless! Print out the recipe, pick a flavor of chapstick and get to smooching!!
Berry Cute Love Notes
Even though your date has ended and all the strawberries have been eaten (YUM!), you can print these adorable love notes and leave them around the house for your Valentine! Of course, we did make sure these notes may be used at any time of year. We know your sweetie will love them!
And that’s a wrap of this delicious date night!