There isn’t a better combination than strawberries and chocolate. Except maybe strawberries, chocolate AND matcha. White chocolate matcha covered strawberries are sophisticated, beautiful, elegant and yet somehow also incredibly easy to make.
How to make matcha covered strawberries
These matcha covered strawberries only require three ingredients and take about five minutes to prepare, leaving you with the absolute perfect weeknight dessert or when you’re extra busy.
Whether you’re preparing these for a special occasion or just indulging in a sweet craving, making matcha chocolate-covered strawberries at home is easy and oh-so satisfying. Plus, the combo of the red strawberries with the bright green hue of matcha makes for a bright and beautiful dessert as well.
These matcha-covered strawberries are a fun twist of a classic dessert. They’re a delicious matcha treat and will surely convert any non-matcha lover.
This dessert is stunning and also packs a punch of flavor. The sweet juiciness of fresh strawberries pairs perfectly with the rich, umami, earthiness of matcha. If you’re a dessert lover, you’re going to love these matcha-chocolate covered strawberries. And if you invite us over for dinner, it’s what we’ll be bringing as well!
Tips for making your matcha-covered strawberries:
- Make sure your strawberries are completely dry. Chocolate won’t stick to wet strawberries so this is a must!
- If you find that you’re having a hard time getting the chocolate to stick, you may need to quickly reheat the matcha chocolate mix. Be sure not to burn it, however!
- If your chocolate mixture feels too thick, feel free to add a dash of milk or even water.
- For the freshest strawberries, eat this day of!
- Choosing a ceremonial grade matcha is ideal for this recipe since we really want a smooth and balanced flavor.
- Ensure you pick a high-quality white chocolate. We chose Ghirardelli for this recipe.
Matcha Covered Strawberries Recipe
Matcha covered strawberries ingredients:
- 2 pounds strawberries
- 11 oz high-quality white chocolate chips
- 3 teaspoons Tenchi Ceremonial Matcha
- optional: dark chocolate for drizzle
Directions for making chocolate matcha covered strawberries:
- Gently wash strawberries then pat VERY dry. Chocolate won’t adhere to wet strawberries!
- Add chocolate chips to a microwavable bowl then heat in 30 second intervals until fully melted and smooth. Remove and stir chocolate at each 30 second interval to prevent chocolate from burning. If you find that the chocolate is too thick, feel free to add a dash of milk.
- Add matcha to melted chocolate and stir until thoroughly combined.
- Like a sheet pan with parchment or wax paper.
- Hold each strawberry by the green stem and dip into the melted chocolate, swirling to coat it. Allow any excess chocolate to drip back into the bowl,
- Place dipped strawberries on parchment paper and let dry. Repeat with the rest of the strawberries.
- Allow strawberries to set in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes before enjoying.
- Optional: For an extra touch, dip a fork into melted dark chocolate and drizzle chocolate over the dipped strawberries.
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- Matcha Yogurt Parfait
The bottom line: just mix, melt, and dip!
Matcha-covered strawberries are a timeless dessert that will never go out of style. With this simple and easy recipe, you can create a batch of these incredibly tasty treats whenever the craving strikes or for any special occasion. It doesn’t require much time and effort to make, just some high quality matcha and super fresh strawberries. You can make as many as you want, so you can eat as many as you want!