Easter and chocolate go hand in hand, but the weekend presents a great opportunity to do some no-fuss baking with the kids, especially when it uses up their leftover chocolate in the process.
We’ve tried and tested the following recipes to find you the best easy-to-make bakes, which all include a generous amount of chocolate in their ingredients.
Ok so three hours later and we're still waiting for ours to set, but the best thing about this recipe is that you don’t really need to weigh many of the ingredients. All that is required is a minimum of 100g of chocolate (feel free to use more if necessary) then add half the amount of butter to chocolate (we’ve listed this as 50g but obviously the more chocolate you use the more butter you will need).
100g of leftover chocolate
50g of butter
A generous squeeze of Golden Syrup
These melt-in-the-mouth cookies are simply divine, and you can even swap the chocolate eggs for leftover chocolate sweets such as Roses, Quality Streets or Miniature Heroes to add some more flavour. (Just make sure you chop these up first)
75g light muscovado sugar
175g plain flour
2tbsp Golden Syrup
2-3 tbsp milk
Leftover chocolate eggs
Yes, you heard me, what simpler way to use up leftover Easter Chocolate than melting it down and repurposing it as a party present for kids?
Sugar sprinkles (e.g. 100’s & 1000’s)
If any of these ideas have got you in the mood for making your own tasty treats, don't forget we also do a Make Your Own Pizza Kit, which contains everything you need to make your own delicious Chocolate Pizza at home.
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