Crispy Crackolates aka Cornflake Cakes serving as Easter Nests complete with mini eggs.
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Easter Nests

Super easy to prepare, no-bake, chocolate cornflake cakes that make ideal Easter nests. Equal amounts of all ingredients also make this recipe really easy to remember.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: British
Keyword: cornflakes, Easter, nests, no-bake
Servings: 5 nests
Author: Choclette @ Tin and Thyme


  • 1 oz (30g) unsalted butter
  • 1 oz (30g) unbleached granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 oz (30g) cocoa powder
  • 1 oz (30g) cornflakes


  • Melt the butter in a large pan along with the sugar and golden syrup.
  • Mix in the cocoa, then stir in the cornflakes until all are covered with the chocolate mixture.
  • Spoon onto a plate or tin lined with greasproof paper to make 5 piles. Form them into some semblance of a nest. Leave in a cool place to set, then place a few sugar coated chocolate eggs in the middle.