Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Chocolate Strawberry Ladybugs Valentine’s Day Recipe 🐞Butterbean’s Café | Nick Jr.

Chocolate Strawberry Ladybugs Valentine’s Day Recipe 🐞Butterbean’s Café | Nick Jr.

This chocolate strawberry ladybugs recipe is perfect for pairs who want to make something simple but sweet on Valentine’s Day! The recipe is below!! Find more creative recipes and full episodes of Butterbean’s Café, weekday mornings on Nickelodeon, and everywhere you find Nick Jr.

Butterbean’s Cafe Heart Lemonade and Strawberry Ladybugs

Yield: 1 Pitcher Lemonade and 8 ladybugs
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 ½ hours

For Lemonade:
1 ½ cups superfine sugar
2 cups water
½ cup strawberries
½ cup cranberries
½ cup raspberries
3 lemon slices
3 cups fresh lemon juice
2 ½ cups filtered water, chilled

For the ice cubes:
2 cups cranberry cocktail juice

For the Strawberry Ladybugs:
4 large strawberries, stems removed, halved
½ cup chocolate, melted
Parchment piping bag

For the lemonade:
In a medium saucepan over medium heat bring water, sugar, strawberries, cranberries and raspberries to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes. Turn off heat and add lemon slices. Set aside to cool.

For the ice cubes:
Pour the cranberry cocktail into heart shaped ice cube molds. Allow to freeze completely.

Pour cooled syrup mixture through a sieve into a pitcher. Add lemon juice and filtered water and stir to combine. Add ice cubes and serve immediately.

For the Strawberry Ladybugs:
Place the melted chocolate into a small bowl. Dip the pointed end of the strawberry into the melted chocolate to create a ladybug “face”. Repeat with remaining strawberries. Set aside.

Pour remaining chocolate into a piping bag and pipe each strawberry with chocolate polka dots. Set aside to cool and serve once chocolate has set.

Ready to get cookin’ with your little chef? Celebrate Valentine’s Day by making a tasty treat with your sweetheart! Check out this recipe for strawberries made to look like ladybugs and pink lemonade. Parents, watch this video before asking your preschooler to join you in the kitchen. Kids can take on simple and safe tasks like adding water and lemon juice in a pitcher to make lemonade, or piping chocolate on strawberries to make ladybugs! And don’t forget to ask your child to add the fairy finish! These real-life recipes are inspired by sweet creations created by Butterbean, Cricket, and their friends in full-episodes of Butterbean’s Café. Kids will get excited about being apart of the bean team when they see the bonus clips that follow the step-by-step recipe video.

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