Novelty Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shooters with edible shot glass is perfect for your next party or a night in! One of the most impressive shots out there. However, it doesn’t stop at being great-looking, it’s really delicious too.
The novelty of the tequila shots makes them a really fun way to enjoy cocktails for a special occasion. These are definitely not your ordinary chocolate covered strawberries. Read on to learn how to make them!
You can enjoy a dessert and drink all in one with this festive recipe. I chose to fill the strawberries with tequila. You can fill them with any alcohol that you prefer. Godiva Chocolate liquor sounds especially appealing to me! As well, you may want to fill them with jello shots.
Another option, if you don’t drink, fill them with fruit juice. Apple juice is my choice, but any juice would be good. This would make a novel kids party dessert.
You may also like these filled strawberries for entertaining!
How to make Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shooters
- Large strawberries are easier to handle. Rinse the strawberries and allow them to dry completely. If there is any moisture on them, it will make the chocolate seize, or get hard. Plan to do this well in advance.
- With a small paring knife or melon baller, slice the stems off the strawberries.
- Next, cut a small amount of the ends off to make flat bottoms. You’ll want them to sit flat.
- Now, carefully hollow out the strawberry. This is why larger strawberries are easier to handle.
- Melt your chocolate. If you’re not familiar with melting chocolate read, How to Melt Chocolate, for a quick, easy tutorial.
- I always like to use Chocolate Candy Melts for dipping anything in chocolate. It’s smooth without much effort. As well, you can use your preference of chocolate, dark chocolate, semi-sweet, or milk chocolate.
- Dip each chocolate about 3/4s of the way up. I find it much easier to use this 3 pronged chocolate dipping tool for the strawberries than using a fork or my fingers.
- Set them on the waxed paper or parchment paper to dry. I prefer parchment paper. Repeat with each strawberry.
- Allow the chocolate to harden. I was taught not to refrigerate chocolate to speed the cooling/hardening process. Therefore, I recommend letting them sit on the countertop to dry. It doesn’t take very long.
- Immediately before you serve them, fill the cavity with tequila.
- Fresh Strawberries
- Paring knife or melon baller
- Melting chocolate
- Waxed Paper or parchment paper
- Measuring cup
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shooters
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- 16 large strawberries
- 4-6 ounces chocolate candy melts I use this
- 8 ounces tequila good tequila like Patron or Don Julio
- Wash and dry strawberries. , stem and hollow out the strawberries.
- Stem and cut a small, flat portion of the end of the strawberry. Hollow out the strawberries with a paring knife or melon baller.
- Melt the chocolate. Dip each strawberry 3/4 of the way up with chocolate. Place on the parchment paper to dry and harden. Repeat with each strawberry.
- Once the chocolate is dry and just before you're ready to serve, fill each strawberry with tequila.