easter egg nests

Always a winner with the young ones – why not make these yummy Shredded Chocolate Egg Nests with the kids this Easter!

Guaranteed, it is sure to be a chocolatey mess, but it will definitely keep the little’uns occupied!


  • 225g/8oz plain chocolate (broken into pieces)

  • 2 tbsp golden syrup

  • 50g/2oz butter

  • 75g/3oz cornflakes

  • 36 mini chocolate eggs


  • Line a 12-hole cake tin with paper cases.
  • Melt the chocolate, golden syrup and butter in a bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Stir until smooth.
  • Remove the bowl from the heat and gently stir in the cornflakes until all of the cereal is coated in the chocolate.
  • Divide the mixture between the paper cases and press 3 chocolate eggs into the centre of each nest. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour, or until completely set.

(Recipe taken from BBC Food)