Bright red, juicy berries are an excellent dessert in the summer. Strawberry in chocolate is a delicious treat and is associated with a piquant passion. Ways to pamper themselves and their loved ones modern cooking knows plenty. You just need to know how to properly prepare strawberry delicacies.
Useful properties of desserts
Summer berries and a product of cocoa beans are not only delicious. They have a mass of positive properties:
- Strawberry is an aphrodisiac that enhances sexual attraction. He liberates the female sensuality, and also increases the male libido.
- Chocolate is a source of serotonin and endorphins."Hormones of Happiness" save from depression, stimulate brain activity, relieve stress.
- Sweet berries are non-caloric, so they are recommended even during a diet. In addition, they increase the amount of hemoglobin cells.
- Vitamin C in the strawberry strengthens the immune system, restores connective tissues. Fiber, which is rich in natural gifts, contributes to the removal of toxins and toxins.
- Cocoa beans reduce harmful cholesterol, since they are antioxidants.
- Thanks to phenols and caffeine, chocolate mass can be eaten by those who want to lose weight. Strawberry - aphrodisiac chocolate - source of serotonin and endorphins
The combination of these two components is called the food of lovers. The process of preparing deliciousness is simple and easy to perform at home.
Tasty pieces: the rules for creating
Fast desserts are the easiest meals in home cooking. Berries of strawberries in combination with chocolate are a classic example of express treats. But speed in this case does not mean simplicity. You need to know how to make strawberries in chocolate, so that it becomes a decent dish on a daily or festive table. Experienced cooks recommend to follow simple rules:
- We need melted chocolate. Even chocolate chips or a special ingredient for drinks is evenly melted.
- An alternative to the above described components is broken tiles. Children's delicacy will be more delicious if you use a dairy product from cocoa beans. It has a gentle mild taste. Dark varieties look elegant and will satisfy adult gourmets. make chocolate chip break the chocolate into pieces
- The tile is usually melt in a water bath, thoroughly mixing so that there are no lumps.
- Strawberries should be the same size. Carefully inspect the product: berries with dark spots, soft or unripe unfit for dessert. Aesthetic view has a treat of large berries with pedicels.
- Some cooks do not advise washing strawberries to avoid wrinkling. If you are not sure that you can clean the berries neatly, put them on a damp towel. Folding it loose, shake it.
- To dry nature's gifts recommend in several ways: throwing it back in a colander or laying it on a waffle towel. melt the chocolate in a water bath dry the strawberries in a colander
Follow all the rules, and you will definitely get a delicious treat that adults and children will enjoy.
Preparation of a dish
Exquisite strawberries in chocolate can be made in several ways.
1. A classic recipe.
- 25 large berries;
- 350 g chocolate.
- Thoroughly wash berries, dry them on a towel.
- Melt on a water bath tile of a dark product from cocoa beans or shavings.
- Take the strawberries for their tails, immerse them in chocolate.
- Place berries over a sheet of foam to dry. If necessary, again dipped them into chocolate.
- Put on a plate with parchment paper tails down. Send it to the fridge.
- You can sprinkle sugar powder and tasting. put strawberries in chocolate put better tails down
The classic version provides several ways of feeding. The dessert is placed on the dish with the stems upwards or placed on the skewers for the canapé.Sweet creatures can sprinkle a delicacy with chopped walnuts, candied fruits, marmalade or decorate with coconut shavings.
2. White miracle.
Any mistress can cook strawberries in white chocolate.
- 1 glass of fresh berries with tails;
- mini-chips from cocoa beans( they are also called drops);
- 350 g of white chocolate. strawberries and white chocolate chocolate chips( drops)
- Rinse berries under running water and dry well.
- Cover the pan with parchment paper, and pour out small chocolate chips into the bowl.
- White chocolate bar melted in a water bath. The mixture must be stirred constantly so that there are no lumps.
- Alternately take berries for ponytails, dipped in white chocolate and, pressing a little, roll in chips.
- Put the treat on a baking sheet, put in the refrigerator.
3. Uslada for romantics.
If you want to surprise a soul mate, find out how to make strawberries in chocolate( in glazes).This is a wonderful easy option for a romantic date. The taste of dessert is complemented by white sparkling wine or champagne. The idea of glaze decoration is creative in itself, but requires patience.
- 500 g strawberries with tails.
80 ml of water 30 ml of whiskey
- 450 g of powdered sugar;
- 3 eggs;
- 80 g of water;
- 30 ml of rum, whiskey or cognac.
"Sorcery" over dessert is better to start with the glaze:
- Carefully separate the proteins from the yolks.
- Add sugar powder and warm, but not hot water to the proteins. Blend the mixture with a blender.
- To add flavor, add alcohol.
- Weight should be thick, have a uniform consistency. Beat the composition better in a plastic bowl, so it will turn out brilliant.
- For the production of colored glaze, replace the water with natural fresh. Orange will give the mass yellow color, spinach - green, and beet - red.
Preparation of dessert:
- Make the basis for the painting. Melt the broken tile of white chocolate in a water bath. Thoroughly mix the mass.
- Dip a strawberry in it, let it dry.
- Apply glaze using a confectionery bag in a pointwise or linear fashion.
- To create curly lines, spirals or other elements, use a toothpick.
Painted strawberries should be put on a dish with parchment and placed in the refrigerator for several hours.
Recipes such delicious - a real godsend for a children's holiday or a themed party. You can make strawberries in chocolate in many ways.
- 500 g of large berries;
- for 150 grams of white and dark chocolate. 500 grams 150 grams 150 grams
- The berries are washed and well dried.
- Puncture them on skewers or toothpicks, dip into molten mass, place in the refrigerator to freeze.
- For insects you need antennae. Their contours are applied to parchment, and then repeated with a pastry syringe with melted chocolate. Paper with antennae, too, need to be placed in the refrigerator.
- After solidifying the coating on the berries, you must draw on them eyes and a smile. To do this, you can use a toothpick, dipping it into a white chocolate mass. The pupils are drawn with a dark mass.
- Antennae are attached between the chocolate coating and the berry with the help of melted mass.
Ladybugs are a great idea when you need to organize a children's sweet table.
2. Ghosts on Halloween.
This dessert though has a "frightening appearance", it has excellent taste properties.
- 350 g strawberries;
- for 100 g of dark and white chocolate.
- The berries should be washed under running water, dried on a paper towel.
- In one metal bowl place a broken tile of white chocolate, and in the other - a dark one. Melt in a water bath.
- Prepare foil or parchment sheets. Dip the berries in a melted mass, lay on the prepared surface.
- The ghost of the "ghost" is done in two ways. Weight with the help of a confectionery bag pours onto the berries at once or stretches over the frozen ones.
- After the chocolate is hardened with a toothpick, the eyes and mouth are applied.
Delicacy will attract attention to any Halloween party and will appeal to all guests.
3. Sweet bouquets.
The festive table is not only beautifully decorated desserts on plates. From strawberry berries you can create exclusive author's bouquets. They will become a worthy decoration of the celebration and will not take up much space on the table.
Important to know
Culinary experts recommend that you study the instructions before you make strawberries in chocolate.
- Pay special attention to the fact that berries are placed only in the refrigerator. It is not worth freezing them, otherwise they will separate chocolate when heated from them.
- Dipping into the melted mass requires completely dry strawberries, otherwise on its surface are formed ugly lumps.
- Cookware for melting chocolate should be used heat-resistant, and the plate should be turned on for minimal heat.