Five tasty things to do with Creme Eggs | Gourmand and Gourmet

Five tasty things to do with Creme Eggs

We foresee this Easter being a little boozier than usual…

Okay, it’s a weird time. If you’re finding yourself home, feeling peckish and ready to get crafty with some Easter cooking, you may just want to check out the tasty recipes below, heroing the oozy, creamy, chocolatey beauty that is Cadbury Creme Eggs.

Creme Egg Cocktail

Hello, liquid dessert.

Serves:

Ingredients:

2 Cadbury Creme Eggs, cut in half

75g Milk chocolate, melted and slightly cooled

2 Drops yellow food colouring

60ml Vanilla vodka

80ml Condensed milk

250ml Milk

2tbs White Creme De Cacao

Ice

Method:

  1. Spread melted chocolate in a shallow bowl, and dip the rims of two martini glasses in the chocolate. Chill the glasses to set the chocolate rim. 
  2. Combine 30ml vanilla vodka and 2tbs condensed milk, and pour into the base of each chilled glass. Add ice to come three-quarters up the side of each glass. 
  3. Add all of the milk, creme de cacao and the remaining vanilla vodka and condensed milk in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well, and carefully strain over the ice in each glass.
  4. Garnish with grated chocolate and top with halved creme eggs.

Recipe courtesy of Delicious. 

Creme Egg Rocky Road

Four ingredients. You’re welcome.

Serves: 20 (ish)

Ingredients:

450g Milk chocolate, melted

65g Roasted peanuts

60g Mini marshmallows

360g Mini Cadbury Creme Eggs

Method:

  1. Grease and line a square baking pan.
  2. Add the peanuts, marshmallows and half the creme eggs to the melted chocolate, and combine.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared tin, and spread out into one smooth layer. Press the remaining creme eggs in the top of the mixture. 
  4. Refrigerate mixture for at least two hours or until chocolate is set, slice and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Sweetest Menu.

Creme Egg White Chocolate Cheesecake

A family favourite.

Serves: 10

Ingredients:

8 Cadbury Creme Eggs

225g White chocolate, melted and cooled slightly

1 ½ Cups of chocolate biscuit crumbs

1 Cup caster sugar

100g Butter, melted 

750g Cream cheese, softened

1 Cup sour cream

3 eggs, lightly beaten

Method:

  1. Grease and line a round springform pan with baking paper, ensuring paper extends 4cm above the pan.
  2. Combine the biscuit crumbs and butter and press into the base of the pan. Chill in the fridge.
  3. Beat the cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer until just smooth. Stir through the beaten eggs, sour cream and chocolate chips.
  4. Pour the filling into the chilled base, and arrange the creme eggs around the cheesecake.
  5. Bake at 160 degrees for 40 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake to cool in the oven with the door ajar. Once cooled, chill in the fridge, slice and serve. 

Recipe courtesy of Cadbury Kitchen.

Creme Egg Shots

Because everyday is better with shots.

Serves: 12

Ingredients:

12 Cadbury Creme Eggs

120ml Vodka

120ml Kahlua

120ml Milk

Method:

  1. Cut off the tops of all 12 creme eggs, and use a butter knife to scoop out liquid filling into a jug.
  2. Add vodka, kahlua, and milk to the jug with creme egg filling, and stir to combine.
  3. Pour mixture into hollowed creme eggs to serve.

Recipe courtesy of Delish.

Oozy Creme Egg Brownies

Drooling. 

Serves: 16

Ingredients:

5 Cadbury Creme Eggs, halved 

200g Mini Cadbury Creme Eggs, whole

200g Dark chocolate

100g Milk chocolate

250g Salted butter

300g Brown Sugar

175g Plain Flour

4 eggs

Method:

  1. Grease and line a baking pan. 
  2. Melt dark chocolate, milk chocolate, butter and brown sugar over a low heat. Leave to cool for ten minutes.
  3. Beat each egg into the mixture, one by one, and slowly stir in the flour. 
  4. Pour half of the mixture into the pan, and spread whole mini creme eggs across the mixture in an even layer.
  5. Top with remaining mixture and smooth with a spatula. Place halved creme eggs over the mixture.
  6. Bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes, or until edges are solid and middle is slightly wobbly. Slice and serve. 

Recipe courtesy of Taming Twins. 

 

Anyone else going to come out of this with the newfound ability to cook, and slightly tighter jeans?