9 chocolatey ideas for using up leftover Easter Eggs

Did you (or the kids) receive a few too many Easter eggs this year? Transform your leftover chocolate into one of these decadent, chocolatey treats. We’ve got world-beating hot chocolate, three ways with Mini Eggs, rocky road, brownies, cookies and more.

Looking for more Easter chocolate inspiration? These 18 brilliant Mini Egg recipes are certain to satisfy your craving.

9 chocolatey ideas for using up leftover Easter Eggs

How to use up leftover mini eggs…

(NB Mini Eggs are not suitable for children under 4).

Chocolate and marshmallow mini egg traybake

Dig your teeth through three layers of easy-to-make chocolate sponge, rich ganache and a pillowy marshmallow topping in Chetna Makan‘s chocolate and marshmallow tray bake. Note: there are Mini Eggs both inside and on top of this marvellous bake.

Ice cream layer cake

Or, use the popular Cadbury’s treat to fill and top this hot ‘n’ cold ice cream layer cake. It’s a show-stopping dessert that the kids will go cocoa-loco for.

Chocolate, Malteser and Mini Egg celebration cake

Our buttercream-slathered celebration cake squeezes in Maltesers AND Mini Eggs for double the chocolate trouble.

How to use up leftover chocolate Easter eggs…

The world’s best hot chocolate 

Melt down any leftover chocolate eggs into the best hot chocolate you’ve ever slurped on. We know, it’s a big claim. But this molten-brown liquid is thicker, richer and silkier than anything you’ve drunk before.

Soft and gooey chocolate chip cookies

Replace the chocolate chips with pieces of broken-up Easter eggs in our seriously gooey chocolate chip cookies.

Triple chocolate brownies 

And if you don’t like biscuits – *snorts sceptically* – then cram in white, milk and dark chocolate chunks into these triple-threat brownies.

Easter meringue wreath

This impressive meringue wreath is topped with all of the Easter classics, including Malteser bunnies, Galaxy golden eggs and M&M eggs.

Fun fact: the meringue bit is made using aquafaba (the liquid you get in tinned chickpeas) so is actually vegan. Although the whipped cream and yogurt filling obviously isn’t…

Rocky road

Looking for an easy, melt-it-all-down recipe for any surplus chocolate you have lying around? The solution: rocky road. It’s got to be the easiest way to use up leftover choc, as well as any other biscuits, dried fruit, nuts and marshmallows you have lying around.

Mississippi mud pie

And since the aim of the game is to use up as much Easter choccie as possible, our Mississippi mud pie requires nearly 500g of the stuff. We think that counts as winning.

But if these recipes just aren’t chocolatey enough for you, then check out ALL of our chocolate recipes for even more cocoa-laden inspo.

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