How To Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

How To Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from Whatami2do182 and more videos in the General Desserts category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at www.howcast.com or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at www.howcast.com What’s a more sensual dessert than chocolate-covered strawberries? To complete this How-To you will need: 12 large strawberries, ripe but firm, with green stems and leaves attached 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips or morsels or a 10-ounce bar of dark chocolate A cookie sheet Wax paper A microwave-safe dish A wooden spoon Toothpicks Coconut flakes (optional) Crushed pistachios (optional) Sprinkles (optional) Melted white chocolate (optional) A fork (optional) Step 1: Prepare the strawberries Gently rinse the strawberries, leaving on the green caps. Do this a few hours before you plan to dip the berries, so they’re completely dry. Step 2: Cover a cookie sheet Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper. Step 3: Melt the chocolate Melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe dish using the “defrost” setting. Microwave it in 10-second increments, stirring with a wooden spoon in between. Take care not to burn it. Tip: If the melted chocolate is too thick, add vegetable oil a few drops at a time until you have the right consistency for dipping. Step 4: Start dipping Spear the cap of each strawberry with a toothpick, and use it to dip the bottom
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