737. Chocolate Coated Strawberries

January 21, 2018mayurisjikoni

A Belated Happy New Year

   A belated wish is better than none, so a belated Happy New Year to all my friends, family and followers. I’ve been on a no blogging much required vacation. Sometimes its truly relaxing just to turn your mind off from blogging and any blogging related activity. 

   Hubby and I were supposed to spend Christmas and New Year with my son, daughter in law and her parents. We were on our way to Bali when we received a message from my son that Elodie my daughter in law had met with a motorbike accident. The remaining 4 hours of flight were stressful as we had no idea what had exactly happened. On landing at Denpasar, Bali, we had to head straight to the hospital. After tests, scans and whatever procedures were required, she underwent five hours of surgery. Her jaw was fractured into 5 pieces which the surgeon had to put together without damaging her nerves. However, looking on the bright side we got to spend a lot of quality time with them and her parents. Overall it turned out to be a much needed relaxing holiday. Elodie is recovery well but feel bad for her as she’s still on a liquid diet as her jaws are wired up. She’s a very strong woman and takes everything in a positive way.

   I was not planning to participate in the 128th theme for FoodieMonday/Bloghop. The theme chosen by Amrita of The Food Samaritan is 3 Ingredient Recipe. However, the foodie in me just emerged and the urge to use the wonderful strawberries that are available everywhere in Mumbai was just too tempting. Every time a vendor with the tokri full of strawberries passed by, I kept on thinking what to make. Finally I settled for chocolate coated strawberries. Having access to my sister in law’s kitchen was an added advantage. But I nearly gave up on the idea as while walking on Juhu beach I injured my right toe. Hubby dear volunteered to shop for me. So ultimately the ultra easy recipe materialized. 

   Before I go into the simple and yet an absolute treat, please take some time to check out the new look Amrita has created for her blog. 

16-20 Pieces

16-20 fresh ripe strawberries
1 cup (approx. 150g) dark chocolate chips
1 tbsp coconut oil

  1. Wash and dry the strawberries. If the strawberries remain wet, they will not get coated with the chocolate.
  2. Put the chocolate chips in a small heatproof bowl. The bowl should sit into a pan without touching the bottom.
  3. Heat some water in the pan.
  4. Put the bowl with chocolate over the hot water. 
  5. Stir the chocolate over the hot water till it melts.
  6. Add coconut oil and mix well.
  7. Line a plate with parchment paper or grease it with some coconut oil.
  8. Holding the strawberry by the green leaves and stem, dip it in the melted chocolate.
  9. Put it on the prepared plate. 
  10. Repeat steps 8 and 9 with the remaining strawberries.
  11. Put the strawberries in the fridge to set.
  12. Serve. 
  • You can replace the coconut oil with butter or vegetable shortening.
  • Decorate the chocolate dipped strawberries with chopped nuts, sprinkles or drizzle with white chocolate. I didn’t decorate it as I had to use only 3 ingredients for this theme.
  • Replace the strawberries with other fruits of your choice.
You may want to check out other strawberry recipes:
mini pancake stacks

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  • Priya Iyer

    January 22, 2018 at 10:50 am

    I have tried making chocolate-coated strawberries before, but they didn't turn out so well. Your version looks so simple and doable! Will try this out soon. 🙂

  • Poonam Bachhav

    January 22, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    Chocolate and Strawberries both are my favorites and the combo look super inviting !

  • Mallika Bhandary

    January 22, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    Seasonal berries are such natural desserts full of yummy goodness..combine with chocolate and deliciousness ought to go off the charts! Yumm!!  

  • Masala Chilli

    January 22, 2018 at 1:04 pm

    Glad to see this wonderful post inspite of your travels, meeting people and getting injured too (really sad about that). Food inspires us to do our best under any circumstances. These look super yum. Cheers and wishing your DIL speedy recovery.


    January 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Oh so yum, perfect treat for coming valentines day☺☺

  • seema doraiswamy

    January 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm


  • Sonal Gupta

    January 22, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Chocolate covered strawberries are good for any occasion. Love how you have used coconut oil in the recipe.

  • Nayna Kanabar

    January 22, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    Mayuri you are so dedicated, despite on holiday you are still creating recipes. The strawberries look delicious and perfect to serve as a snack or dessert.

  • Aruna

    January 23, 2018 at 5:18 am

    Can you believe I have never had Chocolate Coated Strawberries? I think it's time I tried them. Hope you had a safe trip home and that your toe is better.

    Best wishes to your DIL.

  • Sujata Roy

    January 23, 2018 at 7:09 am

    Superb share Mayuri. Simple, easy and yummy.


    January 23, 2018 at 11:08 am

    These are my favourites!Just love these chocolate coated beauties!

  • Jagruti Dhanecha

    January 23, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Chocolate and strawberries a match made in heaven..! Such a easy but delightful. Wishing your DIL speedy recovery.

  • Lathiya

    January 23, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Strawberries and chocolate are match made in heaven..awesome and wishing speedy recovery for your daughter – in – law

  • Nivedita Thadani

    January 24, 2018 at 5:25 am

    Simple yet kids favourite snack. My younger daughter lives strawberries.
    Wishing your daughter-i-law a speedy recovery.

  • Sapana Behl

    January 24, 2018 at 10:08 am

    My kind of sweet indulgence and it's just perfect not for the New Year but for the Valentine day treat too.

  • Priya Kumar

    January 24, 2018 at 2:56 pm

    Chocolate coated strawberry are my favorite. Today only brought them.. will make it tomorrow.

  • jayashree

    January 25, 2018 at 5:59 am

    Good to have you back. Hope all is well now, thats really sad. These chocolate coated strawberries looks so delicious..yumm

  • Ruchi's Veg Kitchen

    January 25, 2018 at 8:20 am

    Love the use of coconut oil… I love such strawberries.. It's perfect with any dessert.. lovely share

  • Preethi Prasad

    February 4, 2018 at 12:44 pm

    Strawberry and chocolate is such a wonderful combo.It is so tempting and i am sure no one can stop at one.

  • krispykadhai

    February 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    Wonderful & delish combo… 🙂

  • krispykadhai

    February 4, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    Delicious and flavorful

  • Mallika Bhandary

    February 8, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Chocolate and strawberries..such a classic, yummy combo! Can have them any time of the day!

  • firsttimercook

    February 16, 2018 at 11:36 am

    Its my all ti e fav, your ones are tempting me to make again 👌👌

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