Chocolate Easter Nests

Corn, egg, gluten, lactose, milk, nightshade, nut, peanut, sesame, soya & wheat free

This is an unusual take on the usual cereal nests with noodles producing a softer springier version.

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  • 100g dairy free chocolate
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 25g dairy free spread
  • 100g thin gluten free rice noodles / vermicelli
  • bought freefrom eggs or coloured icing


  1. Line a muffin tin with 8 paper cases.
  2. Melt the chocolate, syrup and butter together either in a microwave or in a bowl over some simmering water.
  3. Break the noodles in half or thirds and cook the according to the pack.
  4. Rinse them thoroughly in plently of cold water and then pat dry.
  5. Mix the noodles into the chocolate and stir well.
  6. Use 2 forks to separate the noodles and place in the cake cases.
  7. Build up the nests in small pieces and shape as you go.
  8. Chill to set and then decorate with either purchased eggs or icing rolled into egg shapes.

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