DIY Fruit Crafts, How To's & Fruit Tricks, Valentine's Day

How to Make A Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bouquet

February 2, 2017

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Create something sweet and unique that is perfect for surprising your significant other and friends for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, birthdays or just because! This chocolate-dipped and drizzled strawberry bouquet is super simple and easy to make that will leave your loved ones WOW’ed!

“Berry” Beautiful Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bouquet:

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Prep time: 30 minutes

Yields: Aprox. 24 strawberries

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. package of strawberries
  • 4 oz. of chocolate melting wafers (flavor is up to you!)

Supplies:

  • Kebab skewers
  • Electric chocolate melting pot (recommended) or double boiler
    • If you do not have an electric chocolate melting pot or a double boiler, no worries! All you will need is a small pot for the bottom, and a heat resistant bowl to fit over the top of the pot
  • Rubber band
  • Brown craft wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Paper towels
  • Ribbon

Directions:

  1. Rinse strawberries well. Use paper towels to pat the strawberries dry.
  2. As your strawberries are drying, it’s time to start melting your chocolate.
    • Using an electric melting pot: plug it in to an outlet and pour chocolate wafers into the pot. Stir occasionally
    • Using a double boiler or pot: fill bottom of the double boiler (or pot) with water. Fill top of the double boiler (or bowl) with chocolate wafers. Use a low set flame on the stovetop and stir occasionally.
      • Note: do not boil the water beforehand!
  1. While the chocolate is melting, completely slice off the green stems from the strawberries.
  2. Skewer your strawberries through the bottom side (where you removed the green stems), and place strawberry kebabs on a plate. Repeat this step until you’ve used all your strawberries.berry-bouquet2
  3. Now comes the fun part! Pick and choose which strawberries you would like to dip and decorate with the melted chocolate. Set aside on a plate to dry.
  • To create swizzle designs, dip a spoon into the melted chocolate and drip lines across the strawberries.berry-bouquet5
  1. Arrange your strawberry skewers into a bouquet and use a rubber band to hold the skewers together.berry-bouquet6
  2. Take brown craft wrapping paper, and cut into a square. Place bundled strawberries on the brown paper and wrap it up like a bouquet. Cut a piece of ribbon and tie it around the bouquet.

Now you have a unique bouquet of chocolate covered strawberries, all handcrafted with love!