shredded wheat nests

    Cereal Recipes

    Shredded Wheat Easter Nests

    Hop on over Easter bunnies and leave your eggs in our delicious Shredded Wheat Easter Nests! 

    Quick and easy to make, they are an all-time Easter favourite. 

    Eggcellent party prep #shredded

    Preparation Time
    2 min
    Cooking Time
    3 min
    Cooling Time
    2 h
    Skill Level
    Serving Size


    • 200 g Milkybar chocolate, broken into pieces
    • 4 large Shredded Wheat Original biscuits (90g), crushed
    • 32 mixed mini chocolate eggs (102g)
    • 16 Cupcake cases (Easter themed)


    1. Melt the chocolate in a small bowl placed over a pan of barely simmering water. Pour the chocolate over the Shredded Wheat and stir well to combine. 
    2. Spoon the chocolate Shredded Wheat mix into 16 cupcake cases and press the back of a teaspoon in the centre to create a nest shape. Place 2 mini chocolate eggs on top of each nest. Chill the nests in the fridge for 2 hours until set. 


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