Making Tuxedo Strawberries
Do you want to learn how to make tuxedo strawberries? The process is actually much easier than you may think, and will result in gorgeous strawberries that are delicious to eat.Start with the plumpest, freshest strawberries you can find. A local farmer's market is a great place to get strawberries, but some grocery stores also carry impressive berries during certain times of the year.
Rinse your strawberries. There is no need to scrub. You want the strawberries to maintain their fullness and want to avoid bruising them. Keep the stems intact.Place your strawberries aside and melt some white chocolate. You can do this in the microwave, but you will have a more even texture if you melt the white chocolate in a saucepan on the stove.
When the white chocolate is evenly melted, dip strawberries individually in the saucepan to coat the berry almost to the stem. Carefully place the dipped strawberries onto a piece of wax paper and allow them to cool.
Once the strawberries are cool, heat up some semi-sweet chocolate in a saucepan and individually dip the strawberries in.You don't want to cover all of the white chocolate, but instead want to dip the strawberries only enough to create the "tuxedo" look. It helps if you dip the strawberries on one side and then the other.
Once the strawberries have all been dipped and are cooling on the wax paper, use a toothpick or some other small tool to take dabs of melted semi-sweet chocolate and make the buttons and tie of the "tuxedo."The buttons are easy dots but the bow tie takes a little more dexterity. However, neither of these are incredibly difficult.
Tuxedo Strawberry Finale
Don't serve the strawberries right away, but instead allow them to cool a couple of hours so the chocolate can harden and set. When a guest asks you how to make chocolate tuxedo strawberries, you can decide whether to reveal the process or not.These taste great if you serve them from the fridge. If crafted properly, these strawberries make for very elegant and fun presentations.