Chocolate Krispie chick

Chocolate Krispie chick

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Prep: 40 mins Plus drying time


Makes 1 egg
A crispy treat specially for Easter that kids will love to make during the school holidays

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per ¼ egg

  • kcal241
  • fat12g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars28g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.2g
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    For the egg

    • 175g milk chocolate, broken into pieces, plus extra for decorating
      Milk chocolate squares

      Milk chocolate

      mill-k chok-lit

      Milk chocolate is classically made from dark chocolate of low cocoa solid content and a higher…

    • 50g Rice Krispies cereal

    To decorate

    • 2 x 50g bags chocolate mini eggs

      Chocolate ganache


      Chocolate ganache is a combination of chocolate and double cream. It's simple to…

    • 2 white chocolate buttons
    • 50g golden marzipan
    • 25g white chocolate, broken into pieces, plus extra for decorating, melted and cooled a little
      White chocolate squares, stacked

      White chocolate

      why-t chok-lit

      To purists, this is not chocolate because it is made only from the fat or butter of the cacao…

    Special equipment

    • 2 chocolate egg moulds, piping bag, rolling pin, flat pastry brush or small paintbrush

      Chocolate ganache


      Chocolate ganache is a combination of chocolate and double cream. It's simple to…


    1. Break the chocolate into pieces and gently melt in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn't touch the water. Stir until smooth, then take off the heat and and stir in the Rice Krispies, mixing well to coat. Spoon half the mix into one of the moulds, then use the back of your spoon to press it into a thick, even layer. Be sure to cover the whole of the inside, leaving a thick edge. Repeat with the other mould and leave in a cool place to set. Put the moulds in the fridge for 5 mins. TIP: Putting the egg halves in the fridge once the chocolate has set makes it easier to add another layer of warm chocolate. Don’t be tempted to leave the moulds in the fridge any longer than necessary as condensation could cause the chocolate to discolour.

    2. Carefully unmould the eggs. Fill one half with a few mini eggs, then fix the halves together with melted chocolate. Patch any holes with a few extra Rice Krispies and melted chocolate. Leave in a cool place to set.

    3. To make the eyes, paint blobs of melted milk chocolate onto the white chocolate buttons. Fix onto the egg using a little more chocolate. Spoon the white chocolate into a small piping bag, then pipe a beak and wings onto the egg and allow to set.

    4. For the feet, roll out the marzipan on a sheet of greaseproof paper to about ½ cm thick. Using a knife, cut out two feet, making them large enough for the egg to sit on. Once the egg has completely set, place the chick on its feet, pressing down so that it stays upright. Finish by scattering some mini eggs around your chick to create a nest.

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    Comments, questions and tips

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    5th Apr, 2009
    although not sure on the actual cost of all the ingredients if you buy Tesco value chocolate at 27p for 100g as recommended in good food magazine the cost will be miminal also could use value rice krispies
    1st Apr, 2009
    Can anyone tell me all in all how much this costs all together please as i would like to make them .
    26th Mar, 2008
    This egg was a great hit with the kids .. and it was quite easy to make. It was simpler to make than the other eggs since filling in the cracks when joining the halves together was easier as the rice crispies easily filled the empty spaces.
    19th Mar, 2008
    well, though this egg was cute and the mix was easy to make and the mould was easy to fill, unfortunately my egg didn't survive the evening! oh dear PS do NOT try with 85% chocolate!


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