Easter! Little Sir was super excited about Easter this year. Last year he was quite confused about why there were suddenly chocolate eggs in the house, but this year he is very much on board! He’s been learning all about the meaning of Easter in Reception and taking great joy in informing us all about it. (Did you know that we have chocolate eggs because they look like the stone in front of the tomb?? Me neither – I’m not convinced he’s right about that one, but he was pretty insistent!!). But the biggest draw for him and Little Miss have to be the influx of eggs we ended up with on Easter Sunday! Almost two weeks later, we’ve made a great dent in them, but we still have lots of left over Easter Eggs, and honestly, the kids are pretty much done with eating chocolate. What to do with it?
So I figured the easiest way to get rid of it was to do some baking. Our go to dish for chocolate has always been a version of Tiffin. Tiffin is basically a chocolate fridge cake requiring very little cooking (in fact only melting is required) made with chocolate, digestive biscuits, dried fruit and a bit of golden syrup. The best thing is that we always have these ingredients in the house! And really you can throw anything into it and it’ll turn out fabulously! Those lovely left over Easter Eggs are now a gorgeously gooey, crunchy dessert and will be eaten up in no time!
This dessert is super easy to make and takes only minutes to put together! What’s not to like!!
Left Over Easter Eggs Fridge Cake
300g of left over Easter Eggs
150g of butter (cubed)
100g of dried fruit
50g of glace cherries
12 digestive biscuits
5 tablespoons golden syrup
- First of all, break up the left over Easter Eggs into smallish pieces and place them and the butter in a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water until melted.
- Break the biscuits into small pieces (about 9 piece per biscuit) and add this with the remainder of the ingredients to the chocolate.
- Stir until all of the ingredients are fully coated in the chocolate.
- Line a loaf tin or a large shallow baking tray with cling film and pour in the mix.
- Pop into the fridge for a minimum of 4 hours or until set.
It’s as simple as that! An easy way to use up all of those left over Easter Eggs!
If you loved this, you might also love my quick Banana Muffins. Super quick, great to make with kids, and a fantastic way to use up very ripe bananas!