Easy-Peasy Chocolate Cornflake Easter Nests

These simple Easter nests are the perfect chocolaty baking project for the kids
Easter Nests

Photo Modified: Flickr / Steven Lilley / CC BY-SA 3.0 

Get the kids in the kitchen this Easter weekend to bake these super simple Easter nests. They’re so easy, and will look so pretty decorating your table for the holiday.

This recipe is courtesy of Good to Know.

12
Servings
115
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 100 Grams milk chocolate, broken into squares
  • 50 Grams unsalted butter
  • 2 Tablespoons golden syrup or honey
  • 100 Grams cornflakes
  • ​Mini sugar coated chocolate Easter eggs

Directions

Put the chocolate, butter, and golden syrup in a heatproof bowl. Microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted. If not using a microwave, place over a pan of simmering water and stir until melted.

Pour the cornflakes into the melted chocolate and gently stir to coat all the cereal.

Place 12 cupcake cases in a muffin pan and spoon the mixture into the cases. Place in the fridge to set for 30 minutes.

Decorate with sugar coated chocolate eggs.

Easy Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
18%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Protein
1g
3%
Carbs
15g
5%
Vitamin A
74µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8.1%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
7.6%
Vitamin C
2mg
3%
Vitamin D
0.4µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.1mg
0.7%
Vitamin K
0.8µg
1%
Calcium
18mg
2%
Fiber
0.6g
2.2%
Folate (food)
4µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
50µg
12%
Folic acid
27µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
9mg
2%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
27mg
4%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
48mg
1%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.1%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.1%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
1.9%