Aren’t these strawberries so cute? The fourth of July is such a fun holiday with barbecues, family and friends, and lots of parties. So creating great food for it is a blast! I love holiday themed food. And apparently my two year old does, too. He insisted on sitting practically on top of the plate while I took pictures of these little beauties. As I was snapping away on a close-up, I caught movement out of the corner of my eye… I pulled away from the camera just in time to see a strawberry make its way back to the plate with one small bite gone! It was so cute I had to laugh. And by the time I was done with my “photo shoot” there was another strawberry missing a chunk from it’s middle and yet another that had gotten a good lick. As I was laughing at my two year old and my failure to save the strawberries from little hands, I was reminded that this is what it is all about! All the sisters love to cook, but what we really love the most about it is the way it brings our family together. Have a fabulous 4th of July!!
4th of July Strawberries
Submitted by Mindy ~ The Sisters Cafe
Strawberries, washed and dried
Blue sugar, edible glitter, or sprinkles (blue sugar is shown in the picture)
Place blue sugar in a bowl. In a separate bowl, melt the chocolate in the microwave on 50% power for two minutes. Stir until the bowl is no longer warm. Then microwave for 30 second intervals at 50% power, stirring after each, until the chocolate is completely melted. Dip the lower two thirds of the strawberries in the melted white chocolate. Then, dip the lower third of the strawberries in the blue sugar or spoon it onto the strawberry. Place on wax paper or Silpat until completely cool.
Recipe source: here, here and here