We all love a little of something sweet to finish meal with and we can all go out and buy a cake but on Valentine's day you want to go that little bit further and make things yourself. This can often cause complete failure when you try to attempt a recipe for a spectacular cake and end up with just a fantastic fail instead.
Well never fear, Victoria Blisse is here and I have the perfect solution for one of the sexiest and easiest desserts you can imagine. In our house it's called chocolate dip and the great thing is this recipe does work for all the family but also works on a more intimate and sexy one on one setting too.
What you need is:
Some of your favourite chocolate broken into bits.
A bowl (a glass one, like pyrex is your best bet, something that can take heat)
A quarter filled pan of boiling water.
And fruit of your choice cut into easy to handle chunks.
To make your chocolate dip you boil some water in a pan then turn the pan down to the lowest setting and leave it at a very low simmer. If your water is still bubbling turn it off completely, you don't want this to get too hot.
break up your chocolate (just an ounce or two should be plenty) into the glass bowl and place it over the pan of recently boiled water so the bottom does not touch the water.
Now you leave your chocolate to do it's thing and you can get on with chopping your fruit. Things like strawberries and grapes you can leave whole but you might want to chop bananas or apples or any other bigger fruits you might use. Marshmallows are also yummy dipped in chocolate but do nto count towards your 5 a day!
Now check your chocolate, give it a little stir and see if it's all melted. If it is it is ready to go if there are still a few lumps just leave it for a little longer. Don't over stir, this can make your chocolate go weird.
When you are ready carry your chocolate to the table/sofa/floor/bed with your plate of fruit and enjoy dipping. Extra fun can be had if you feed your partner with the drippy chocolate covered fruit.
I leave the rest to your imaginations! Enjoy.