Chocolate Rice Krispie Marshmallow Mound

Chocolate Rice Krispie Marshmallow Mound

Chocolate Rice Krispie Marshmallow Mound

Oh the humble Rice Krispie.

The blandest of the Rice based cereal.

Not as sweet and radical as the sugary Ricicle.

Not as good a dancer/athlete as it’s ebony cousin the Coco Pop.

What it is though, is a versatile gym rat of an ingredient. It puts in the hard work pulling double duty as a breakfast and desert staple. It doesn’t carry it’s own flavour like its cousins so it can take on the flavour you want it to, in this case Marshmallows and chocolate.

It is a that brilliant level of cooking where if you are old enough to eat it then you are old enough to help make it. Get the nieces/cousins around and get cooking.

Chocolate Rice Krispie Marshmallow Mound

Serves 12
Prep time 20 minutes
Allergy Milk
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable
Occasion Birthday Party

Ingredients

Mound

  • 200g Rice Krispies
  • 400g Marshmallows
  • 100g Butter

Mound (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence

Topping

  • 300g Cooking Chocolate

Directions

Step 1. in a bowl over a simmering pot of water add the marshmallows and butter
Step 2. Stir this for around 10 minutes until the marshmallows melt with the butter to form a melted gloop (scientific term) of marshmallow
Step 3. Take the bowl off the pot and add in the rice krispies. Stir this gently until all the cereal is covered
Step 4. Cover the inside of a large mixing bowl with a few layers of cling film. Ensure there is enough film on the outside to fold back over the top once the mixture is in the bowl
Step 5. Spoon the mixture in the bowl and wrap the overhanging cling film over the top of the bowl. Using a plate, press down on the mixture to ensure it is compacted
Step 6. Put it in the fridge for at least an hour. Before serving, remove the mound from the bowl and peel away the cling film. Gently melt the chocolate and pour over the unwrapped mound. Place it back in the fridge for the chocolate to set and then serve
 

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