My little boys LOVE Easter. And thinking back it is definitely something that I have strong memories of as a child. In this post I am sharing an Easter activity that you can do with your kids. Creating these Easter Nests is super easy and really quite fun. I loved it and I know it is something they will remember creating. Oh, and it didn’t take very long!
Create some of these best Easter Nests and you can turn basic cupcakes into a great Easter treat, that your kids will love to help create and eat.
What is great about this recipe is that if you use gluten free products it will be a gluten free product. Make some gluten free cupcakes or gluten free muffins and bung these nests on top.
The best Easter Nests
When I made these nests, I used Whittakers Dark Chocolate, with 5o % cocoa solids. I also used a mixture of muesli and All Bran, in mine. Almost healthy?
You don’t want eggs for the nest to be wrapped in tinfoil. I am a fan of the little speckled Easter eggs generally as I think they are very cute. I couldn’t find the brand I wanted so I ended up with speckled eggs from MnM‘s, and they were totally great.
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Mummy to three very excited little boys
- 200 gm chocolate (I used Whittakers Dark Chocolate)
- 1-2 cups of mixed cereals (eg All Bran, Cornflakes or muesli)
- 30 g pretzel sticks rougly broken
- 1 x bag of small eggs (not wrapped in foil)
- Slowly melt chocolate over a double boiler.
- Line a tray or even your bench with baking paper
- When it is all melted stir in the pretzels and most of the cereal.
- Stir gently till it is all combined. If you think the mixture could take a bit more cereal, then add it in.
- Drop small spoonfuls onto your baking tray, shaping roughly into a nest shape.
- Add an egg or two on top and then let it set. You can put it in the fridge to speed things up.