Chocolate strawberries make an elegant (and surprisingly easy-to-make) dessert for special occasions. But you don't have to wait for Valentine's Day or New Year's to enjoy these juicy bites of goodness. These chocolate strawberry recipes let you enjoy this incredible flavor combination in everything from smoothies to cakes.
The easiest way to melt chocolate for chocolate dipped strawberries is with a chocolate melter (compare prices). But if you don't have one, that's okay. You can use a double boiler or the microwave for most of these recipes.
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This is a classic recipe for chocolate-covered strawberries, made easier with the use of chocolate candy melts (available at craft stores, such as Michael's). If you can't find chocolate candy melts, you can use chopped chocolate.
These strawberries look impressive, but they are actually quite easy to make. The strawberries are first coated in dark chocolate, then drizzled with white chocolate for a doubly-good special occasion treat.
These strawberries have "special occasion" written all over them. First the strawberries are covered in melted white chocolate, then rolled in sweetened flaked coconut for an extra special treat. Kids love making these strawberries almost as much as eating them!
What could possibly make strawberry shortcake better? A chocolate biscuit, of course. And if you really want to make this dessert decadent, drizzle on some chocolate syrup.
These strawberries are dipped in a melted chocolate and peanut butter mixture, then coated with crushed peanuts. The contrast of textures in these strawberries is delish!
This strawberry icebox cake looks fancy, but it is really quite simple to prepare. A fresh strawberry-laced chocolate pudding layer is sandwiched between graham crackers and whipped cream in this tasty and refreshing dessert recipe.
These strawberries are made even more special by rolling them in miniature chocolate chips. The combination of white and dark chocolate is divine!
These chocolate strawberry smoothies taste rich enough to be dessert, but they're actually pretty healthy. Made with fruit, juice, milk, yogurt, chocolate chips and cocoa, these fruit smoothies make a refreshing treat anytime.
This strawberry tunnel cake looks impressive, but it's really easy to make. A store-bought angel food cake is filled with a sweetened chocolate and strawberry cream mixture that tastes as good as it looks!
Light and refreshing, this strawberry frozen yogurt is studded with chocolate chips. For a real flavor sensation, add a drizzle of warm chocolate sauce.
You will need an ice cream maker to make this easy recipe. My favorite is the Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream Maker (compare prices).