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Diy Chocolate covered Heart Strawberries

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When I think of Valentine’s Day, I always think of chocolate covered strawberries. So, here’s a cute play on traditional chocolate covered strawberries.

Here’s what you’ll  need:

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  • Strawberries
  • Toothpicks
  • Chocolate chips
  • White chocolate chips

Step 1: Wash and slice the strawberries in half.

Step 2: Slide a toothpick through 2 strawberry halves to form a heart.

Step 3: Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second integrals.

Step 4: Dip strawberry hearts in melted chocolate.

Step 5: Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second integrals.

Step 6: Drizzle the white chocolate over the strawberry hearts.

Happy Crafting!

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Cake in a jar – easy Christmas gift!

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My kids attend a small private school and I was trying to find a gift to give all the teachers without breaking the bank. Cakes in a jar immediately came to mind. They are super easy to make and super tasty as well. You can make any kind of cake in a jar. I chose strawberry short cake – my favorite.

Here’s what you’ll need:

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  • Muffin pan
  • Pint size mason jar
  • Cake mix
  • Sliced strawberries
  • Whipped cream (not pictured)
  • Ribbon, stickers, or anything else to decorate your jar

Step 1:

Bake your muffins according to the box. I like to add in half water/half coconut milk for a fluffier muffin.

Step 2:

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Cut the muffin into three parts.

Step 3:

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Place the muffin top (the rounded piece) in first. Add a layer of strawberries, then a layer of whip cream.

Step 4:

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Repeat step three until you have filled the mason jar.

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At this point, you can add a personalized tag or tie a spoon to the jar for extra decoration. I was in such a hurry to make 12 of these that I didn’t take a picture of the final product 😦 … Next time.

Enjoy!