Malteser bars

Hi everyone and welcome back to my baking blog.

it has been a busy last couple of days baking wise and this time I shall be giving you all the recipe for malteser bars; double chocolate and biscuit treats filled with crushed maltesers. These were first introduced to me at secondary school and I have been making them ever since, because they are so delicious and moreish.

Ingredients:

100g milk chocolate

100g soft spread

200g digestive biscuits, crushed

242g maltesers (2 bags)

3 tbsp golden syrup

300g white chocolate

Method:

1.Grease and line a rectangle tin with grease-proof paper.

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2.Weigh the milk chocolate, soft spread and syrup into a medium sized saucepan. Gently heat until all melted.

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3.Using a rolling pin, crush the digestive biscuits, either by placing the biscuits in a mixing bowl or in a freezer bag; must be stronger than a sandwich bag or it will split. If using a bowl, shake the bowl to bring the larger pieces to the top and continue crushing until you are left with crumbs.

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4. Combine the biscuit mixture with the chocolate mixture and add in the maltesers (about 2/3), I like to crush up a few but leave most whole (not sure why the image looks sort of red – ignore that!).

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5.Press this mixture into the prepared tin and place in the fridge to chill.

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6.Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, do this slowly to avoid burning the chocolate. Then pour over the top of the chilled mixture.

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7.Crush up the remaining maltesers in a bowl and sprinkle over the top. Place in the fridge or freezer until the chocolate has set.

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8.Remove from the tin and cut into bars or squares. Best kept chilled (if it is warm and you risk having melted chocolate everywhere) or in an airtight container.

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Beware: These will be eaten very quickly and I advise keeping a secret supply!

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Just like to say thanks to Alex for attempting to help me with this! đŸ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

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