Yield
20 Servings
Prep Time
105mins
Cook Time
5mins
Difficulty Level
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Celebrate Easter holiday by creating a fun cake the kids will love – crack it open to find lots of chocolate treats inside to surprise everyone!

Ingredients

  • 200 g milk eating chocolate, chopped, plus 200 g extra, melted
  • 80 g butter, chopped
  • 2¾ cups puffed rice cereal
  • Assorted Easter eggs and chocolates, to fill
  • 1½ tbsps 100’s & 1000’s
01.

Grease a 1.25-litre (5-cup) metal bowl. Line with plastic food wrap, allowing wrap to overhang rim of bowl. Combine milk chocolate and butter in a large heavy-based saucepan, cook and stir over low heat for 3 mins or until melted and smooth.

02.

Place rice cereal in a large bowl. Add melted chocolate mixture, mix well. Press mixture evenly over base and side of prepared bowl. Chill for 1 hr or until set.

03.

Using a plastic wrap as a guide, carefully remove chocolate shell from metal bowl. Fill with Easter eggs and chocolates. Top with a large plate. Invert onto a serving plate. Remove plastic wrap.

04.

Drizzle top of shell with extra melted chocolate, allowing chocolate to run down sides. Sprinkle with 100’s & 1000’s. Chill for a further 15 mins or until set.

TIP: You can use dark or white chocolate instead of milk chocolate if you like, and you can use other cereals, such as chocolate-flavoured puffed rice cereal, instead. Be creative and use bought sweets and choc-coated bullets instead of Easter eggs. An alternative to 100’s and 1000’s is to sprinkle the cake with colourful edible cachous.

Recipe & Photo: Rob Shaw/BauerSyndication.com.au

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