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Marshmallow crispy cakes cut into triangles

Marshmallow crispy cakes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus 1 hr cooling
  • Easy
  • Makes 24

Make these marshmallow crispy cakes for the family. Deliciously chewy and crisp, they're a lovely teatime treat and kids will enjoy helping to make them

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per cake
NutrientUnit
kcal144
fat6g
saturates3g
carbs22g
sugars14g
fibre0g
protein2g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 80g butter, cubed, plus extra for the tin
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 300g pink and white marshmallows (ensure vegetarian, if needed)
  • 200g crispy rice cereal
  • 200g white chocolate, broken into 1cm chunks
  • 30g mini marshmallows (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Butter a 34 x 24 x 5cm deep baking tray and line with baking parchment. Melt the butter and vanilla in a large saucepan over a low heat, then add the marshmallows and cook gently, stirring occasionally until everything is melted, smooth and glossy.

  • STEP 2

    Remove from the heat and mix in the rice cereal and 150g of the white chocolate chunks. Stir until the cereal is evenly coated, then tip into the baking tray and press into the corners using slightly wet hands to prevent the mixture from sticking to you. Leave to cool for 1 hr until set.

  • STEP 3

    Melt the remaining 50g white chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, ensuring the base of the bowl
    doesn’t touch the water. Drizzle the melted white chocolate over the crispy cakes and sprinkle over the mini marshmallows, if using. Leave to set, then cut into 12 squares. Cut the squares in half diagonally to serve. Will keep in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Homemade Christmas 2021

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