Chocolate Easter Nests
Happy Easter!…Just in case you need an excuse to eat more chocolate over the holidays, I’ve recreated one of my family’s all-time favourites, Chocolate Crispy Cakes, into a special treat for Easter! How can anyone resist, and they literally take 15 minutes to make – although admittedly you will have to wait for them to set in the fridge before eating…
50g unsalted butter
4 tablespoons golden syrup
100g Lindt 70% cocoa chocolate (or other good quality plain chocolate)
About 20-30 Mini Eggs
- Gently melt the butter, syrup and chocolate in a bowl suspended over a pan of barely simmering water (a bain marie).
- In another bowl, gently crush the cornflakes into smaller pieces – this makes them easier to mold into a nest shape.
- Add the cornflakes to the chocolate mixture, stirring gently so that they are evenly coated.
- Spoon the mixture into muffin cases, using the back of the spoon to create a nest shape. Place three or four Mini Eggs into the ‘nest’, and place in the fridge until set.