Easter Nest Cakes
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Easter Nest Cupcakes

Simple but effective Easter cupcakes for all the family to enjoy - in the making and in the eating.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Afternoon Tea, Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: chilli chocolate, cornflakes, cupcakes, Easter, nests
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Stork

Ingredients

Cakes

  • 115 g (4 oz) Stork tub
  • 115 g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 115 g (4 oz) self-raising flour, sieved together with
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Chocolate Nests

  • 40 g (1 1/2 oz) Stork tub
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 6 tablespoons drinking chocolate powder
  • 18 tablespoons cornflakes or branflakes
  • To decorate: Cadbury Mini Eggs

Instructions

  • Place all cake ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat until well mixed. Spoon in to 12 muffin holes lined with paper cases.
  • Bake in preheated oven 190°C, 170°C fan, Gas mark 5 for 15 -20 minutes when the cakes should be well risen and golden. Place on a wire rack to cool.
  • For the chocolate nests, gently melt the Stork and syrup in a pan. Stir in the chocolate and cornflakes. Place a tablespoon of mix on each cupcake and shape into a nest. Leave in a cool place to set - about half an hour.
  • Place the nests on top of the cooled cakes and fill with mini eggs.

Notes

Each serving contains:
Energy - 1079 kJ/ 281 kcal, 14 %*
Fat - 12,8 g, 18%
Saturates - 4,2 g, 21 %*
Sugars - 24,3 g, 27 %*
Salt - 0,8 g, 13 %*
*% of Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)