Shredded Wheat Easter Chocolate Nests

Easter Nests are classic treat for Spring and the best thing about them is how easy they are to make, perfect recipe to involve your kids in the kitchen. I am using Shredded Wheat instead of Rice Krispies or Corn Flakes.

All you need to do is melt a little chocolate and mix with Shredded Wheat, and leave to set, super simple !!

It is such a great fun to make with kids and decorated with mini chocolate eggs. The kids are going to love making these tasty and healthy treats for Easter every year.

Enjoy !!

Shredded Wheat Chocolate Easter Eggs
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 18
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of Dark chocolate or Milk chocolate
  • 2 cups of Shredded wheat, crushed
  • 1 small bag Mini chocolate eggs
  • 12-18 Cupcake cases
Instructions
  1. Crumble the shredded wheat into a bowl to break in into small pieces.
  2. Melt the dark chocolate in a small bowl placed over a pan of barely simmering water. Make sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl or the chocolate will go grainy.
  3. When all the chocolates are melted, remove the bowl from the heat and pour over the shredded wheat, stir well to combine.
  4. Spoon the mixture into 12 cupcake cases. Using the back of a teaspoon to push the middle of each nest down to make a little "hollow" or "nest".
  5. Place 3 mini chocolate eggs on top of each nest.
  6. Chill the nests in the fridge for 2 hours until set.

Recipe adapted from BBC Good Food.

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