Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes
COOK TIME: 10 minutes
COOL TIME: 30 minutes
PAIR WITH: Sparkling Demi Sec

Ingredients
  • 5 oz bittersweet chocolate of your choice, chopped
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries with leaves on
  • White chocolate chips (optional)

    Instructions

    1. In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, heat chocolate until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth.
       
    2. Holding berries by the stem, dip each one in molten chocolate, about three-quarters of the way to the stem.
       
    3.  Place, stem side down or on their side, on wire rack and chill in refrigerator until hardened.

     
    Optional: After cooling the berries. Carefully melt some white chocolate chips, stirring until smooth. Using a fork drizzle white chocolate in lines over the cooled berries.