Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

“Fruit is a nice dessert because it has so many vitamins and minerals and is relatively low in calories. Chocolate, in moderation, contains a healthy dose of antioxidants and almonds are a good source of protein.”— Lisa Gorman, Director of St. Joseph Health Wellness Center

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24
Servings
24
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 24  strawberries
  • 2  Ounces  dark chocolate
  • 1  Cup  chopped almonds

Directions

Wash the strawberries and pat them dry. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and set them aside.

Fill a pot with chocolate and place it in a saucepan with about 2 inches of boiling water. Stir until the chocolate is melted. Dip the strawberries into the chocolate while it is still hot, coating ¾ of the berry, before placing it on the parchment paper.

Roll the chocolate-dipped berries chopped almonds and place them back on the baking sheet. Repeat with all the berries, and then put tray in the refrigerator overnight. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
2g
4%
Calcium, Ca
2mg
0%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
20mg
3%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
105mg
7%
Water
6g
0%

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.