Chocolate-dipped Fruit Recipe

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Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

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So easy and so beautiful. An inexpensive way to celebrate Valentines Day or any special occasion.


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Rating:

Serves:

4-8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 oz
semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
2 tsp
vegetable oil
6 oz
white chocolate, finely chopped
2 pt
strawberries, with stems (or)
3 c
fresh pineapple chunks (or)
36
fresh kiwi slices (or)
36
dried apricot halves (or a combination of all three fruits)
finely chopped almonds or pistachios for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line a baking sheet with foil. In a small heatproof bowl, set over hot (not simmering) water, melt the semisweet chocolate with 1 teaspoon of oil.
2
In another small heatproof bowl set over hot water (not simmering), melt the white chocolate with the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil. Leave both bowls over the hot water.
3
Pick up one piece of fruit at a time and dip it into the melted dark or white chocolate, coating about half of each piece of fruit. If desired, drizzle the dipped portion with a contrasting color of chocolate and sprinkle with some chopped nuts.
4
Place the fruit on the foil lined baking sheet. Work quickly to coat the remaining fruit. Refrigerate for 5 minutes or until the chocolate is set. Keep in a cool place until ready to serve. (Fresh fruit should not be held for more than 4 hours before serving).

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids