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

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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!)

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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!

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