Chocolate Dipped Fruit on a Stick
The simplicity of dipping delicious fruits in chocolate makes us all smile.
Pick and choose from fresh and dried fruit: citrus, bananas, apples, kiwi, strawberries, raspberries (now grown locally in Egypt) blackberries, blueberries etc.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Use dark chocolate – 70% or more, or cooking chocolate. Amount: 1 ounce (28 grams) per person.
Your favorite mix of dried and fresh fruit.
Toppings: play around with crushed nuts, coconut shavings and oats.
Spices: depending on your taste any or a few of the following ground spices are delicious in chocolate. Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger, Cayenne, Nutmeg, Pumpkin Pie Spice, All Spice.
Skewers (wooden or metal)
Wash and dry all fruit.
Cut them into bite sized pieces.
Have toppings handy in small bowls.
Prepare you water bath for the chocolate:
In a medium sauce pan, bring 3 cm of water to a rolling boil.
Put desired amount of chocolate in a heat safe metal bowl.
This bowl is going to nest inside the saucepan, be sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water inside.
Reduce heat to a simmer and put chocolate nesting bowl on top of the saucepan. Chocolate will gradually melt.
Stir with a spatula and sweeten with maple syrup or stevia, and add your spices. Leave chocolate over simmering water bath while you dip fruit so it does not harden.
Roll in toppings.
Have fun with your kids gobbling them down!
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