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How to Make a Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shot Glass

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Doing shots is already a good time. And when the shot glass is edible, it gets even better. But when that edible shot glass is an inside-out version of everyone’s favorite candified fruit—well, that’s just unbeatable. These chocolate-lined strawberry shot glasses are easy to make and downright delicious, especially when filled with a spirit that complements the cocoa-berry flavors (think bittersweet amari or creamy liqueurs). Plus, they provide you with that healthy serving of fruit your doctor is always going on about. Here, step-by-step instructions for making your own chocolate-covered strawberry shot glasses at home.

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Tools:

Knife
Small spoon
Heatproof metal bowl
Medium saucepan
Spatula or wooden spoon
Sheet pan
 

Ingredients:

1 lb strawberries
6 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped

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Step 1

Chop tops off strawberries and scoop out the insides with a small spoon. The strawberries should be fairly hollow, but not so hollowed out that they will fall apart. Cut bottoms off the strawberries to create a sturdy base.

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Step 2

Fill a heatproof metal bowl with 6 oz of chopped semisweet chocolate. Fill a medium saucepan with a couple inches of water and bring to a simmer. Then, turn the heat off and place the bowl over the top of the pot. Stir until the chocolate is melted and smooth.

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Step 3

Pour melted chocolate into each hollowed out strawberry, rolling so that the chocolate lines the insides, letting the excess chocolate fall back into the bowl. Place the strawberries on a sheet pan, and set in the fridge until the chocolate hardens, about 30 minutes.

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Step 4

Pour the shot of your choice (anything from Baileys to fernet tastes great) into one of the strawberries, shoot and eat.

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