Get ready to impress with these vibrant pink chocolate covered strawberries that are as tasty as they are stunning! Pink dipped strawberries are incredibly simple to prepare in under 30 minutes. They're a Whole Lotta Yum!
Pink Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe
If you're hosting a party or searching for a dessert that screams fun and girly vibes, these pink chocolate-covered strawberries are your answer. Or perhaps you're wanting to make them for Valentine's Day for a special someone or for your galentines!
The berries are dipped in white chocolate dyed hot pink or light pink, then decorated with edible glaze, sprinkles, and pearls. We made some of ours in honor of the upcoming Barbie movie release, it's easy to write anything you want on your dipped strawberries too!
Why You'll Love These!
- Fun & Festive: Perfect for adding sparkle to your event. They're not just beautiful but also delicious!
- Customizable: Play with shades of pink and sprinkles to make them your own.
- Quick and Easy: Ready in 30 minutes or less, great for last-minute preparations.
- Sweet and Creamy: The combination of white chocolate and strawberries is simply irresistible.
Pink Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Ingredients
Many of the pink dipped strawberries ingredients are optional, we just listed what we used to make them. Be as creative or as simple as you like! Just making them pink is fancy enough!
To make these pink and white chocolate covered strawberries, split the mix into half and leave part of it white chocolate and then add pink dye to the other half.
- White chocolate: The base for our pink coating. You can also use white candy melts for a smoother texture.
- Strawberries: Fresh and juicy ones work best.
- Coconut Oil: You can use vegetable oil or canola oil if preferred.
- Pink food coloring: For that perfect vibrant pink. Mix with white chocolate for different shades.
- Pink edible glitter: For that extra sparkle if you want pink glitter chocolate covered strawberries.
- White pearl sprinkles: For an elegant touch.
- Pink sprinkles: Because you can never have too many sprinkles!
- Writing icing/glaze: To create decorative accents on the strawberries.
- Add Nuts: Add some crunch by coating your strawberries in chopped nuts.
- Different Themes: Customize these to fit any party theme or color scheme.
- Extra Decadence: Drizzle with caramel or dark chocolate for added richness.
- Make pink and white chocolate covered strawberries: Dip the strawberries into pink white chocolate and then drizzle with white OR split the recipe in half to leave part white chocolate and then just dye the other half pink.
- Pink and gold chocolate covered strawberries: Make our pink white chocolate covered strawberries and then dip them in edible gold glitter.
- Microwave-safe bowl
- Foil or Parchment paper
- Baking sheets
- Toothpicks or skewers
- Small piping bag for writing icing or store-bought icing
How to Make Pink Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Making pink dipped strawberries is as simple as taking 5 minutes to melt the chocolate with coconut oil, add a touch of dye, and then dip clean strawberries. Let them chill on a baking sheet then serve. So easy!
Step 1: Wash and thoroughly dry the strawberries with paper towels.
Step 2: Combine white chocolate chips and a tablespoon of coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in 30-second intervals until melted. Stir in pink food coloring until you achieve the desired shades of pink.
Step 3: Dip the strawberries in the pink chocolate and lay them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Step 4: While the chocolate is still wet, decorate with sprinkles, pink edible glitter, and white pearls.
Step 5: Use cake icing in a small piping bag to add decorative accents to the strawberries.
Step 6: Allow them to set in the refrigerator for at least 15-30 minutes until the chocolate has hardened.
Recipe Tips for Pink Dipped Strawberries
- Properly Dry Strawberries: Before dipping, ensure the strawberries are completely dry so that the chocolate will stick.
- Quick Decoration: Apply the decorations while the chocolate is still wet to also make sure that the sprinkles stay on
- Use High-Quality Chocolate: It melts smoother and tastes better.
- Thinning the Chocolate: The thinner the chocolate, the better it covers. Continue to microwave and/or add coconut oil as needed. Don't skip the coconut oil, the berries will be thick and goopy.
- Use Toothpicks: Insert toothpicks at the top of strawberries for a better grasp while dipping and decorating.
- Wear Gloves: This will help keep your hands clean while working with the chocolate.
Storing and Reheating
Storing: Keep these strawberries in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.
Freezing: Avoid freezing as it can affect the texture of the strawberries when thawed.
What to do with Leftover Pink Chocolate-Covered Strawberries?
- Create a dessert platter: Mix them with other sweets.
- Blend into a milkshake: For a rich, creamy delight.
- Add to pancakes or waffles: For a luxurious breakfast.
- Share with friends or neighbors: Spread the joy!
What kind of chocolate is best for dipping strawberries?
The best options are high-quality white chocolate or white candy melts as they melt smoothly and provide a rich, creamy flavor that beautifully complements the strawberries.
How do you keep chocolate from melting off strawberries?
Ensure that the strawberries are fully dry before dipping them in the melted chocolate. After dipping, set them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and allow them to set in the refrigerator.
Can you make chocolate-covered strawberries the day before?
Yes, you can prepare them a day before an event. Store them in an airtight container in the fridge but consume within 24 hours for the best taste and texture.