I live in Oregon and one of the best things about living in Oregon is the fresh and local strawberries. And then of course there are the hazelnuts. Oh and the coffee. And the mountains. The coast. The gorge. And of course Portland’s naked bike ride. Let me rephrase: there are so many great things about living in Oregon, among which are the fresh, local strawberries. If you are looking for an awesome way to use strawberries, I have the solution! Here is a great recipe that will show you how to whip up a batch of Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Creamsicles. Yum! They are so delicious!
You ready for an incredibly easy yet fantastic dessert?
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Creamsicles
makes about 10 creamsicles
2 1/2 cups fresh strawberries
1 can full fat coconut milk
1-2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
2 tsp vanilla extract
12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
3 tbsp coconut oil
- In a food processor, blend together strawberries until smooth. Add coconut milk, honey (or maple syrup), and vanilla. Process until combined. Pour into popsicle molds and place in freezer until frozen all the way through.
- Combine chocolate and coconut oil and melt in a double boiler.
- Prepare a cookie sheet with a silicone mat or waxed paper. Dip frozen creamsicles into melted chocolate and set on cookie sheet. Return to freezer for a couple minutes. Enjoy!
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