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By admin | March 15, 2016
Recipes to make with leftover Easter eggs
No matter what age you are, everyone loves chocolate and at Easter time we all get a little over excited when purchasing chocolate treats for friends and loved ones. The result a pantry overflowing with every kind of chocolate egg you can imagine.
At first the thought of eating all of the eggs is a chocolate lovers dream but in reality it can get to be an overkill. So here are some recipes you can make with all that chocolate goodness.
Rocky Road is a great way to use up all the chocolate and the best part it’s a fantastic treat to take to a BBQ for everyone to enjoy.
500 g milk chocolate melted
110 g Turkish delight chopped
200 g baby marshmallows
1/4 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup peanuts chopped
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly
- Pour into a lined slice tray
- Refrigerate until set
- Use a warm knife to cut into small slices and serve or store in a container in the fridge and eat as desired
(image source: food.ninemsn.com.au)
A light and fluffy mousse is a great dessert for entertaining guests or a nice treat for the kids.
180 g milk chocolate
4 eggs separated
300 mls thickened cream
- Whip cream in a large bowl until soft peaks form.
- Melt chocolate in the microwave oven on medium. Stir every 45 seconds.
- When melted, quickly stir in combined egg yolks and orange juice.
- Allow chocolate mixture to cool slightly.
- While chocolate is cooling, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
- Gently fold the chocolate mixture though the cream.
- Lightly fold egg whites into chocolate and cream mixture.
- Spoon mousse into 6 individual dishes
- Place in fridge
Easter Egg Chocolate Muffins
Muffins are perfect for a lunchbox treat or an afternoon tea with friends
8 mini caramel-filled chocolate Easter eggs
1 cup milk
¼ cup mild-flavoured oil
¼ teaspoon vanilla essence
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1½ cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ cup sugar
- Preheat the oven to 190ºC. Grease 8-9 muffins pans. Line with paper cases if desired. Discard the foil from the mini Easter eggs.
- Lightly whisk the egg, milk, oil and vanilla in a bowl. Sift the cocoa, flour and baking powder into another bowl. Fold the wet mixture into the dry ingredients, until just moistened. Do not over-mix
- Three-quarters fill the muffin pans with the mixture. Push a chocolate mini Easter egg into the centre of each muffin, ensuring that a little of the chocolate mix covers each egg. Bake for about 12 minutes.
- Remove from pans and cool.
From all of us at ULTIQA Resorts we hope you have a wonderful Easter and enjoy making some of these delicious recipes, and would love to see the results on our Facebook page.