Published On: April 6th, 2021

Who doesn’t love making cakes AND eating them? Try out one of our favourite recipes and make your own Chocolate Nests. Perfect for Easter and easy to make with all of the family. Be sure to send us some pictures, before, during and after because we would love to see what you’ve made.

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  • 225g/8oz plain chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 50g/2oz butter
  • 75g/ 2 and 3/4oz cornflakes
  • Mini Chocolate Eggs


  1. Line a 12-hole fairy cake tin with paper cases.
  2. Melt the chocolate, golden syrup and butter in a bowl set over a saucepan of gently simmering water. Do not let the base of the bowl touch the water. Stir the mixture until smooth.
  3. Remove the bowl from the heat and gently stir in the cornflakes until all of the cereal is coated in chocolate.
  4. Divide the mixture between the paper cases and press 3 chocolate eggs into the centre of each nest.
  5. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour or until completely set.

Recipe Tips

Shredded wheat or puffed rice cereals are just as good to use as cornflakes. Why not try a different one and see which ones you prefer?

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