I cannot bake. I hold my hands up. I leave that at TMK HQ to the likes of Vix and her amazing devil’s cake or her heavenly cake. Even #tmkskye junior, Kate can bake better than me – see her scones! And lately, my tween has been beating me at baking with her muesli bars.
So when the school Easter Bake Sale, reared its head, I knew I had to contribute, and the shop bought fairy cakes with a haribo sweet on top just weren’t going to cut mustard.
So after a quick look on Pinterest, I came up with these beauties! For sake of being ambitious, I have named them Marshmallow Sprinkle Pops (!). And guess what? The kids love them!
Dare I say it, your kids can probably make these on their own (with obvious supervision!)
Dark Chocolate (preferably at least 70% cocoa solids or you could use up that excess of chocolate eggs!)
Marshmallows – the giant ones are preferable, but normal ones fine too
A knob of butter
Cake pop sticks (I picked some up in Poundland! But any good cake shop will sell them)
1. Melt the chocolate in your preferred way: I always melt in a bowl with the butter over a pan of boiling water
2. Make sure you have a plate of sprinkles ready and each marshmallow is speared with a cake pop stick
3. When the chocolate has melted, dip the top of each marshmallow in the yummy chocolate sauce
4. Leave to cool for a couple of minutes
5. Dip in the sprinkles (you can alternate the toppings for nuts, desiccated coconut, broken sweets, honeycomb, whatever you fancy!)
6. Leave to cool. To speed the process up, put in the fridge.
And voila! An Easter treat which isn’t an egg and even a non baker can make!