Sunday 5 April 2015

Chocolate Birds' Nests with Mini Eggs

These 'bird's nests' are really easy to make - something you can throw together in a few minutes or have fun making with children - and taste delicious! I don't think I've made cornflake cakes since I was a child and now I'm wondering why not! The addition of Cadbury's mini eggs make these great for an Easter treat.

I made about 12-15 of these (I can't remember exactly, as we may have eaten a few already!) by using the smaller cupcake cases rather than muffin cases. I used about one and a half of the 90g packets of mini eggs. You can use milk or plain chocolate but I prefer milk.

You need:
225g milk chocolate, broken into pieces
2 tbsp. golden syrup
50g butter
75g cornflakes
about 150g mini chocolate eggs

Place cupcake cases into a muffin tray. Melt the chocolate with the golden syrup and butter either in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, or in the microwave.
Stir until smooth and then carefully fold in the cornflakes.
Spoon straight away into the paper cases and decorate each nest with mini chocolate eggs, and place in the fridge for about an hour or until set. These keep fine in an airtight container for a few days.

 I’m sharing these with We Should Cocoa, hosted by Choclette at Tin and Thyme, as the theme this month is no-bake chocolate treats.
I am also sending this to Tea Time Treats, hosted by Karen at Lavender and Lovage and on alternate months Janie at The Hedgecombers, as their theme is chocolate.


  1. a really cute Easter classic and so easy to make with the kids... what would Easter be without these little beauties!

  2. Oh I do love a good cornflake Easter nest and don't see why kids should get all the fun ;-) Thanks for sharing with We Should Cocoa :)


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