Funny story about how THESE eggs came about. What’s also funny is how your brain thinks as a blogger/recipe developer…
A commercial for Rice Krispies came on for these cute little rice krispy treats with little candies hidden inside.
Right away I thought – chocolate easter eggs! Hollow ones, then you can stuff candy, money, or whatever you want in them.
No wait, money is dirty, that might be gross.
Apparently Kristan over at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen (who happens to be hosting a giveaway for 3 cases of Candiquik, act fast – ends April 2!!!) and I are on the same wavelength about what to do with our egg molds. Dang, I thought I had somethin’. Who am I kidding, they’ve proably been done a few
But they’re cute, so here ya go:
(Don’t forget to visit Kristan! She will have you rolling on the floor laughing andshe obviously has great taste in desserts *wink, wink*)
Hidden Surprise Chocolate Easter Eggs
you will need:
1 package (16 oz) Chocolate (or Vanilla) CandiQuik
Silicon Egg-Shaped Baking Mold (can be found at your local craft store or online, here)
Candy (your choice! I used malted egg chocolates)
1. Melt CandiQuik according to package directions.
2. Spoon a small amount of coating into each of the silicon molds; push the coating up the sides of the mold with the back of your spoon. Bring the coating almost to the top of the cup, but not over the edge. Repeat with all remaining mold cavities; let dry (you can place in the refrigerator to speed up the drying process).
3. Once completely set, carefully peel the silicon baking mold away from the CandiQuik coating and ‘pop’ out the chocolate eggs.
4. Using the back of your spoon, spread the chocolate around the edges of one egg half, fill with candy and place another egg half on top, gently press down and set aside to dry.
5. Using a toothpick dipped in CandiQuik, apply coating to the eggs and sprinkle to decorate.