An Easter holiday receipe with shredded wheat and melted chocolate make perfect nests for candy coated Easter eggs. This Easter holiday recipe is quick and easy to make. You could also make the chocolate nests using Rice Krispies. 


  • 5 Shredded Wheat 
  • 75g Milk Chocolate
  • 75g Plain Chocolate
  • 50g Butter
  • 3 Tbsp Golden Syrup
  • Mini Candy Coated Eggs 


Crush the Shredded Wheat into a bowl with your fingers. Break the chocolate into pieces and put into a saucepan together with the butter and golden syrup and melt over a gentle heat. 

Line two baking sheets with non-stick baking paper. Stir the Shredded Wheat into the chocolate mixture and spoon eight mounds onto the baking sheets, shaping into rounds with dips in the centre. 

Chill in the fridge for several hours until set, then peel off the nests carefully and fill with mini eggs. 

Makes approx 8 Chocolate Nests

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