Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Try to find strawberries with nice long stems so you don’t have to use a fork. Some recipes call for a paraffin wax mixed with the strawberries, but the more natural, the better.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 oz. Splenda
  • 2 Tbsp. strong decaffeinated coffee
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 1 pint long-stemmed strawberries, rinsed and chilled


  • Mix the chocolate, Splenda, coffee, salt, and vanilla and melt in a double boiler over simmering water. If you don’t have a double boiler, melt in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  • Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and lay on a piece of waxed paper. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.