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Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Details

Time
50 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1/2 cup

Turn your favorite fruit into a delicious summertime dessert. It is as simple as picking the fruit, chilling it, and dipping it in chocolate.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
6 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

saucepan
saucepan
stovetop
stovetop
tray
tray
wax paper
wax paper
refrigerator
refrigerator
microwave (optional)
microwave (optional)
measuring cups
measuring cups
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
1

Melt chocolate chips and shortening in heavy saucepan over very low heat; stir until smooth.

Tip

Ingredients can be multiplied.

2

Allow mixture to cool slightly. Dip fruit or fruit slices about 2/3 of the way into chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.

3

Place on wax-paper-covered tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes.

Microwave Instructions: Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Allow to cool slightly. Dip and serve fruit as directed above.

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