Archive for the ‘Rice Crispies’ Category

Perfect chocolate crispy cakes (Felicity Cloake)

October 9, 2017

(Makes about 25)
100g dark chocolate
75g milk chocolate
50g butter
2 tbsp cocoa powder
4 tbsp golden syrup
135g puffed rice

Set a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water, making sure it doesn’t touch the water. Break the chocolate into roughly equally sized pieces and add to the bowl along with the butter. Melt, stirring occasionally to help it along.

Meanwhile, put the puffed rice in a large bowl and line a tin about 20cm square with foil.

Once the chocolate has melted, stir in the syrup and cocoa until you have a smooth mixture. Pour into the bowl of puffed rice and mix well, then spoon into the tin. Press down very firmly with the back of a spoon, then refrigerate for 1-2 hours until set. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container well out of easy reach.

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Peanut Butter Rice Crisps

October 5, 2012

Rice Crispy Cake aka Green Cake

August 21, 2009

5oz margarine
4oz self raising flour
2oz soft brown sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
4oz rice crispies
1 level teaspoon baking powder
pinch salt
14oz icing sugar
4 tablespoons water
few drops peppermint essence
green food colouring
milk chocolate cake topping

13inch x 9inch swiss roll tin, greased

Melt together the margarine, flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt, then stir in the rice crispies

Place in the swiss roll tin and bake at 160 degrees C for 20 mins

Meanwhile, make the icing by mixing together the icing sugar, water, peppermint essence and food colouring, and cover the cooked base (while still warm) with this icing

Allow to cool and set, then top with melted chocolate