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Lusty Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

These are not your ordinary Chocolate Dipped Strawberries! This is a sweet and spicy treat to share with someone you love. Perfect for Valentine’s Day or a romantic dessert. I created this recipe from my love of sweet and spicy, and Mexican Hot Chocolate. A perfectly-sinfully and delicious indulgence.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 5
Author Leandra Witchwood, © 2015 The Magick Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of Whole Strawberries about 20 strawberries
  • 8-10 ounces Dark Chocolate pieces
  • Cayenne Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a double boiler, melt chocolate and stir in the cayenne pepper.
  2. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  3. Hold a strawberry by the stem/leafy end, and dip it in the melted chocolate. Cover about ¾ of the strawberry with the melted chocolate, or as much as you like.

  4. Allow the excess chocolate drip off, then transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Refrigerate the strawberries on the baking sheet until the chocolate is firm, at least 30 minutes.