Southern comfort food is all you need to cure a break-up, a hangover, or a little loneliness. By combining southern comfort food and party food, you get a treat that's great for any time, any place. Deep fried chocolate-covered strawberries are a southern twist on your basic chocolate-covered strawberries, and every bite has a crunch followed by a coat of rich chocolate and sweet strawberry. These deep fried chocolate-covered strawberries will be the talk of your next event.

Deep Fried Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:1 hr 15 mins
  • Total Time:1 hr 30 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Medium


  • 12-15 hulled strawberries
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate
  • 16 oz vegetable oil
  • Wooden skewers
  • 2 cups your favorite pancake or waffle mix and the ingredients it calls for
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  • Step 1

    Skewer the strawberries and lay on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Microwave the semisweet chocolate in increments of 15 seconds, stirring after each interval until the chocolate is fully melted.

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  • Step 3

    Carefully dip the strawberries into the melted chocolate and return to the parchment paper. Place them back in the freezer for 15 minutes.

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  • Step 4

    Drizzle 4-6 inches of oil in a pot and let it heat up to 330°F (amount may vary depending on pot being used).

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  • Step 5

    While waiting for oil to heat up, mix together pancake mix. If the batter is too thin, add more dry mix.

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  • Step 6

    Dip the hardened chocolate-covered strawberries into the pancake batter, creating a thick coat.

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  • Step 7

    Carefully place them into the oil for about 1 minute or until golden brown. Remove using tongs and lay on a plate covered in paper towels.

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  • Step 8

    Let cool and enjoy!

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Bring a little taste of southern comfort to your next party or use them to brighten up your day! You may not be able to travel to the south, but you sure can bring the cooking and good ol' southern hospitality into your home. My mom could barely keep her hands off of these puppies, and I almost didn't get a picture! So, what are you waiting for? Get cookin'!