strawberries dipped in chocolate arranged ona white plate against a blue background

Chocolate dipped strawberries

A sweet treat for your sweetheart.
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Details
  • 20
  • 2
  • 15 minutes
  • 2 minutes
Nutrition per serve
  • Energy 293kJ
  • Protein 1g
  • Fat - total 3.8g
  • - saturated fat 2.3g
  • Carbohydrate 7.5g
  • Fibre 0.6g
  • Sodium 9g

Ingredients

  • 250g milk chocolate
  • 250g (or 20 medium) strawberries

Dipper options:

  • crushed macadamia nuts or almonds
  • desiccated coconut
  • edible gold dust powder
  • dried rose petals or other edible dried flowers
  • 100s & 1000s

Method

  1. Wash strawberries well, including stalks and leaves, and place on a paper towel to dry
  2. If using dippers, set out the crushed nuts etc in little saucers
  3. Break up chocolate and melt in bowl either in the microwave at 20 second increments on high, stiring between, until all the chocolate is liquid. Or place a bowl over a saucepan of boiling or simmering water, stirring chocolate throughout as to not burn. Take off the heat once all chocolate is melted
  4. Place bowl of melted chocolate between strawberries and dipper of choice
  5. Prepare a clean large plate or deep plastic container with baking paper
  6. Dip strawberries into the melted chocolate one at a time, coat well, then dip or roll the strawberry into the dipper of choice and rest and on the clean plate/ container
  7. Once finished place the strawberries in the fridge until ready to serve

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

Frozenchocolate coated strawberries are great for hot days! Simply place the strawberries into a plastic container, carefully separated, cover with a lid and pop in the freezer. Serve when ready to eat.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe provided by Diabetes NSW & ACT 2020.

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.

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