Use these sweet, chocolate-covered raspberry confections as a garnish—or simply enjoy them as is.
12 chocolate-covered espresso beans
12 fresh raspberries
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 teaspoon vegetable shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
- Place a chocolate espresso bean in the center of each raspberry.
- Melt the chocolate with the shortening.
- Roll raspberries lightly in chocolate and set on waxed paper to dry.
Makes 12 confections.