chocolate and strawberries challah -- not as good as it sort of looks
Eww… This one was an epic failure. I don’t even want to talk about it. bleh.
Valentines day is all about chocolate dipped strawberries, right? So, shouldn’t a challah of chocolate and strawberries be the perfect pre-Valentines Day challah? You’d think so… right? Am I really the only one? I guess there’s a reason for that.
Anyway, it did not turn out well. I used frozen strawberries rather than fresh, because I didn’t have any fresh ones, and when they defrosted they turned to liquidy mush. I think, more than anything else, that’s why the challah was a failure. The strawberries sort of broke down and made the rest of the challah soggy.
I made the chocolate challah (cocoa powder added to the normal challah recipe), with some chocolate chips and the strawberries. That’s how I did it. And I tell you this purely because if we don’t learn from our mistakes we’re bound to repeat them. If only the Oscars host-selection committee took as diligent notes as I do…