Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Happy Valentine’s Day, lovelies! Yesterday at my local grocery store I happened upon some gorgeous long stemmed strawberries. I couldn’t resist picking a pound up to enrobe in chocolate and then cram into my mouth. This is a dessert that is elegant, eye-catching, and easy as pie to make! Folks are always really impressed with them too. For so many people they’re something they buy on the boardwalk, or the county fair – not something you make yourself at home. And, those people are missing out!

I did some fancy tuxedo strawberries – although leave it to me to forget about the bow-tie, we’ll call it a “casual tux”. I also did some that were the traditional dark chocolate dip, with white chocolate drizzle. I had some leftover red melting chips too, from my Kaepcakes, that I melted down and drizzled as well for a pop of color. They came out gorgeous, and tasted as good as they looked. The strawberries were from California, and had wonderful flavor. We all enjoyed them for dessert last night, I took a few over to a girlfriend (my cupcake taste-tester, Jamie) to share, and have exactly 3 left – which I plan to enjoy for breakfast this morning!

If you need a last minute gift idea or dessert for your special someone – chocolate covered strawberries are the ticket. Can be made in under an hour, and they’re so special. I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine’s Day – full of love!