Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Making vegan chocolate covered strawberries is simple, yet it looks absolutely great and will make people think you spent a lot of time in the kitchen preparing them. Vegan chocolate covered strawberries makes for a great dish to set out if you are having company over, or if you just want to surprise your family with something special.

Here is what you need to make vegan chocolate covered strawberries:

1 large container of strawberries (more if you’d like to make a bigger batch)
1 package vegan  Milkless Chocolate Bars
Start out by preparing your strawberries. You will want to make sure they are washed good and gently patted dry. Next, prepare the platter or plate that they will go on. It will work best if you can put wax paper on the platter or plate, so that they come up easier when people go to eat them.
            Now you are ready to melt your chocolate. Put your vegan chocolate bars into a microwave safe bowl, or use a double boiler on the stove. If you are using the microwave, put the bowl of vegan chocolate bars in the microwave and turn it on and off for 5-10 second intervals stirring between each on/off as as needed. Do not let it get to warm-just trying to melt it. Then, take the strawberries one by one and dip them into the vegan chocolate (holding the stem) so that they are completely covered. After dipping each one, lay it down on the wax paper lined plate.
            When you are finished dipping the strawberries into the vegan chocolate, put the tray into the refrigerator for 15 minutes. You can make these up ahead of time, but you should take them out of the refridgerator at least 15 minutes before people will be eating them, so that they will not be too cold on their teeth. As long as you are not taking them out in the heat of summer you should not have to worry about them melting.
            Vegan chocolate covered strawberries are divine! You can also try dipping other fruits into chocolate, such as orange slices, cherries, bananas, and pineapple. Get creative!
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