I asked my husband what he wanted for dessert this weekend, and he responded with, “something healthy”.
For a few moments, I just sat and looked at him, my brain rustling through my mental-recipe-box, and came up empty-handed.
“Something like… chocolate dipped strawberries,” the hubbster finally offered.
While it’s not entirely healthy, it sounded delicious. But my mind didn’t stop there. I remembered a friend of mine who once had a bouquet of chocolate covered fruit delivered to her desk at work for her birthday, and I was inspired.
“How about an assortment of chocolate covered fruit?” I asked.
And it was decided- chocolate covered fruit! Here’s how we did it:
- Heat chocolate chips in a double boiler. Don’t have one? Put chocolate chips in a metal bowl over a pot of boiling water. Stir constantly until chocolate is smooth.
- Dip fruit in the chocolate and place on wax paper.
- Realize you have too much chocolate and too little fruit, grab a sleeve of crackers and dip them, too. Add them to the wax paper.
- Allow to cool until chocolate is firm.
Do you have any simple dessert recipes? We’d love to hear them- share in the comments.