Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a recipe sure to please. Delicious, yummy chocolate over sweet succulent fruit. A sure fire way to get you licking your fingertips…and who knows what else?
CHOCOLATE – DIPPED FRUIT
1 (11 1/2 oz.) pkg. (2 c.) Nestle milk chocolate morsels
1/4 c. vegetable shortening
Strawberries, grapes, bananas, apples, kiwi, or pineapple
Melt over hot (not boiling) water Nestle milk chocolate morsels and shortening; stir until smooth. Remove from heat, but keep over hot water. (If chocolate thickens, return to heat; stir until smooth.) Dip pieces of fruit into chocolate; shake off excess. Place on foil-lined cookie sheets. Chill 10-15 minutes until chocolate is set. Peel off foil. Fruit may be kept at room temperature up to 1 hour. If chocolate becomes sticky, return to refrigerator. Makes 1 cup melted chocolate.
In microwave, melt on high 1 minute; stir. Repeat.
She and her husband Roger are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, CA. When she’s not dating her husband or hanging out with her puggle Jake, Kathi is speaking at retreats, conferences and women’s events across the US.