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    • Gintotmelinda
    • By Gintotmelinda 10th Sep 17, 6:36 PM
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    Rice Krispie Cakes
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    • 10th Sep 17, 6:36 PM
    Rice Krispie Cakes 10th Sep 17 at 6:36 PM
    Hi has anyone got a recipe without marshmallows please?


    I seem to remember butter and golden syrup are involved. I would like to make them with my 3 year old grandson.


    Thanks


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    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 10th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
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    Melt a Mars Bar chopped up in a double boiler/bowl over top of pan of boiling water. Stir in Rice Krispies. Dollop what's left after small child has been entrusted with the spoon into cases, wash up pan, spoons and child.

    Leave five wonky Krispie Cakes to cool in fridge until parents collect now angelic looking child, hand over. Field phone call later tonight where parents ask what possessed you to give child something that disintegrated all over car seats and now looks positively unhygienic, child has scarfed all that didn't get smeared over car and has now puked over cat.


    Or that might just be my experience of small children .

    Mars bars have everything you need to glue Rice Krispies together.
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    • VfM4meplse
    • By VfM4meplse 10th Sep 17, 8:12 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 8:12 PM
    Really simple: melt butter and golden syrup in a pan, dissolve in cocoa powder and then add your Rice Crispies (or generic, if you are MSE: Aldi's are good). I vividly remember making these as a 5 yo at school in the school staff room.

    These days I'm more likely to make flapjacks. Melting a bar of dark chocolate (again a 30p bar from Aldi will do) into the mixture before adding the oats and other ingredient makes it a bit different, as does using rice pops. Once it's baked in the oven it's incredibly light and crispy

    Although if you're looking to replicate these without marshmallows, I can't help
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    • mum2one
    • By mum2one 10th Sep 17, 8:22 PM
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    I always made them with melted choc, and add rice crispies (same as cornflake cake) sometimes add chopped cherries x
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    • Frith
    • By Frith 10th Sep 17, 10:42 PM
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    1 tbsp sugar
    1 tbsp butter
    5 tbsp golden syrup


    Bring to boil in a pan then count to 60. Remove from heat and stir in rice crispies.
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    • Gintotmelinda
    • By Gintotmelinda 11th Sep 17, 12:38 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 12:38 PM
    Thanks everyone for your replies. DGS and I will be making some tomorrow.


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    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 11th Sep 17, 5:40 PM
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    Jojo: I approve of the first half of your last sentence. "Mars bars have everything you need." I haven't allowed myself a Mars bar for years. Sob.
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