The Easter holidays have begun, and if your unsure what to do with the kids this Easter, why not have a go at making these tasty treats for your family and friends!
Easter Egg Biscuit recipe
If you’re looking for a nice and simple recipe, why not try these easy to make biscuits. All you need to do is add 300g of flour, 150g of caster sugar and 150g of slightly salted butter into a bowl and mix it together until it resembles wet sand.
In a separate bowl beat 1 large egg and 2tbsp of vanilla extract together and add them into your first bowl. Using your hands, knead the dough together and shape it into a disc shaped. Wrap this in cling film and pop this into the fridge for 15 minutes.
Once 15 minutes has passed, get the dough out of the fridge, split in half and place one half onto a floured surface. Roll the dough out onto the surface until it about £1 coin thick, then get the egg cutter to cut out your egg shapes – do the same to the other half of the dough. Place all of these onto a greased baking tray and put them into the oven at 180 degrees for 12-15 minutes until pale gold.
Finally, decorate the eggs with your favourite icing and decorations to make them look like Easter eggs! Find the full recipe here.
Chocolate Krispe chick
This recipe is perfect for the kids as it is fun and easy to make! You will need 175g of milk chocolate broken down into smaller pieces and 50g of Rice Krispies cereal. Melt the chocolate by placing it into a heatproof bowl on top of simmering water in a sauce pan.
Once this has been melted, stir in the Rice Krispies until they are fully coated with chocolate. To make the chicks body you will need to use 2 egg moulds to place the mixture into. When doing this, make sure the moulds have thick compacted edge to keep the egg stable. Once you have done this, place the moulds into the fridge for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, take the moulds out of the fridge and unmould the eggs. Fill one half with mini eggs and fix the two halves together with melted chocolate then leave in a cool place to set.
Now it’s time to decorate your Easter chick! To find the full recipe, click here.
Mini Egg Rocky Road Bites
If you have a sweet tooth, you will love this tasty rocky road recipe! Firstly, you will need to melt 400g of white chocolate using a heatproof bowl on top of simmering water. Once melted, remove the bowl from the heat and stir in 100g of digestive biscuits, 150g marshmallows and about 80g of mini eggs.
Cling film a 18cm x 18cm cake tin and pour in the mixture. With a knife, level off the mixture and sprinkle some mini eggs on top. Then place the cake tin into the fridge and let it to set for 2-3 hours.