Chocolate nests recipe

Chocolate nests
These chocolate nests are the perfect way to enjoy Easter, and kids will love eating them.

Makes 12
Takes 15 minutes to make, plus chilling

Ingredients

  • 100g butter, cubed
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 50g milk chocolate buttons
  • 75g golden syrup
  • 4 Shredded Wheat
  • 36 mini chocolate eggs

METHOD

How to make chocolate nests

1. Put the butter into a medium bowl, then add the cocoa powder, chocolate buttons and golden syrup. Microwave on high for 1 minute 30 seconds, or until melted, then stir to mix everything together.

2. Hold 1 Shredded Wheat over the bowl and squeeze in your hand to crumble it in. Repeat with the other 3 Shredded Wheat. Stir to mix evenly.

3. Line the patty tin with 12 paper cake cases and put a generous tablespoonful of mixture into each of the paper cases. Press the centre of each nest with your fingers to make a slight dip, then arrange 3 mini chocolate eggs in each of the dips. Chill for 30 minutes before eating.

Tips: For this recipe you'll need a 4.5cm wide, 2.5cm deep 12-bun patty tin (a small fairy cake tin) and 12 paper cake cases.

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Contributed by delicious. magazine

Contributed by delicious. magazine

Wednesday 17 December 2008
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