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Easter Cupcakes: Chocolate Nest Cupcake Toppers

March 31, 2009

For Easter:
Chocolate Nests with Eggs
Cupcake Toppers

These would be perfect atop your favorite flavored Easter cupcake.
Jordan Almonds or Jelly Beans would make perfect “Easter Eggs”

Ingredients:

    • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
    • 2 cups (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
    • 2 cans (5 oz each) thin chow mein noodles
    • Fill with: egg-shaped Easter candies such as Jordan almonds

Preparation:

Line two baking sheets with foil. Lightly coat with nonstick spray.2. Scrape condensed milk into a medium saucepan or microwave-safe bowl; add chocolate chips. Place over low heat and stir often, or microwave on high 2 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until chips melt and mixture is blended and smooth. 3. Put noodles into a large bowl, pour on chocolate mixture and toss with a rubber spatula until noodles are coated.4. Drop generous 1⁄2 cups on prepared baking sheets. Lightly spray fingertips with nonstick spray. Form mounds into nests making a depression in the center to hold candies. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. Peel off of the foil; fill with candies.Planning Tip: The nests can be made up to 3 days before serving. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Recipe: Woman’s Day

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Amy permalink
    April 2, 2009 7:22 pm

    Very Cute Idea!

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