time: 40 minutes
12 oz. chocolate chips (milk, semi-sweet or dark)
1 small box of strawberries, cut into small pieces
*chocolate candy molds
1 – Put half of the chocolate to melt in a water bath.
2 – Once melted, place the bowl in a tray with ice and stir well to cool off a little bit.
3 – Pour the chocolate into the mold. Turn the mold slightly so that the chocolate gets to the edges too.
4 – Turn the mold upside down and tap lightly to remove excess chocolate.
5 – Take the molds to the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
6 – Meanwhile, melt the other chocolate half.
7 – Remove the molds from the refrigerator, add the strawberries and top with melted chocolate.
8 – Put back in the fridge and leave until the chocolate is hard. Carefully, remove the candies from the molds.
*To melt the chocolate in the microwave, place on medium power and set for 1 minute. Then, remove, stir and place another minute. Repeat the process until chocolate is melted.
Tips and Options
- The chocolate can be milk, semisweet, bittersweet or white.
- Replace the strawberry by grape, hazelnut or peanut butter. It'll be great too.
Original recipe (in Portuguese): Bombom de Morango.