Stuffed strawberries with chocolate and ricotta

Stuffed strawberries with chocolate and ricotta

They look like soldiers in formation, yummy little soldiers

This would make a wonderful Valentine’s Day dessert, because let’s face it no one wants to have a decadent heavy calorie-laden sugar bomb before retiring to, ahem, watch TV.

Stuffed strawberries

1 pint strawberries

8 ounces ricotta

zest from half an orange

1/2 tsp almond extract

1-2 ounces dark chocolate

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp powdered sugar

4 amaretti cookies (optional)

In a large bowl, whisk ricotta cheese, orange zest, sugar, honey and extract until incorporated. Using a Microplane or zester grate chocolate into bowl. Stir to mix well.

Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 8 ounces ricotta
  • zest from half an orange
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1-2 ounces dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 4 amaretti cookies (optional)
Read the whole recipe on Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide