Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26346/chocolate-crackles

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Learn how to make this classic treat with a delicious recipe by Donna Hay.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (60g) puffed brown rice

  • 1 cup (80g) desiccated coconut

  • 120g unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup (180g) honey

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1/3cup (35g) raw cacao or cocoa powder

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). Line 12 x ½-cup-capacity (125ml) muffin tins with paper cases. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

  • 2.

    Sprinkle the puffed rice and coconut over the prepared baking trays. Bake for 8 minutes or until crispy and the coconut is a nice golden colour. Wearing oven gloves, carefully remove the puffed rice mixture from the oven and allow it to cool on the trays.

  • 3.

    Place the butter, honey and vanilla in a small saucepan. Sift in the cacao with a sifter or sieve. Place over low heat and stir with a spatula until melted and smooth. Allow to cool for 2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Transfer the puffed rice mixture to a big bowl. Add the buttery mixture and stir really well to coat.

  • 5.

    Using a spoon, divide the mixture between the prepared tins (pile them high) and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to eat.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 209kj
  • Fat Total 10g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 29g
  • Sugar 23g
  • Sodium 4mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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