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Drunken Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Simple yet elegant, who doesn't love alcoh9l infused chocolate covered strawberry? Easy to make bite-size pieces of heaven, they’re a perfectly elegant, sweet dessert!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Set time15 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate covered strawberry
Servings: 20 strawberries
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Karina


  • 3 cups dry alcohol of choice, (Vodka, champagne, Prosecco, sparkling white wine)
  • 5 ounces (150g) semisweet chocolate, broken into smaller blocks or chopped
  • 5 ounces (150g) milk chocolate, broken into smaller blocks or chopped
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 2 pounds strawberries with stems, (1 kg | about 20 strawberries)
  • 2 oz (60g) white chocolate, for decoration


  • Line a sheet pan with parchment or wax paper. Set aside.
  • Place strawberries in a large bowl. Cover completely with vodka (add more if needed). Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 5 hours if time allows.
  • Drain strawberries, reserve vodka for future use. Thoroughly pat strawberries dry with paper towel. (The chocolate will not stick if the strawberries are not dried well).
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine semisweet chocolate, milk chocolate and coconut oil. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until completely melted.
  • Pierce the stem-end of a strawberry with a fork and dip strawberry into the melted chocolate. Lift strawberry just above the bowl and twist around a couple of times to let excess chocolate drip off. Place strawberry on lined pan and repeat with remaining strawberries. Chill until the chocolate sets, about 15-30 minutes.
  • To drizzle strawberry with white chocolate for effect: Melt white chocolate using the same directions as above. Dip the tip of a fork into the chocolate and drizzle in a zig-zag pattern over the dipped strawberries. Let set in the refrigerator for a further 30 minutes, or until set.



For additional ideas to coat strawberries, dip strawberries into melted chocolate as above, then dip into crushed nuts, mini chocolate chips, chocolate flakes or coconut flakes.


Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg