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Strawberry robin lollipops

  • Vegetarian
  • Christmas

Ingredients

12 strawberries, not hulled
150g pack Cooks’ Homebaking White Chocolate, broken into chunks
150g pack Cooks’ Homebaking Milk Chocolate, broken into chunks
32g Cadbury Flake, cut into thin sticks
12 Cooks’ Homebaking Honeycomb Niblets
24 Cooks’ Homebaking Dark Chocolate Curls
Dr Oetker Gel Food Colour Jet Black
12 wooden skewers or lollipop sticks
 

Method

1. Thread each of the strawberries onto a skewer or lollipop stick, and push the other end of the skewer into a styrofoam block to use as a holder. Alternatively, cut a thin slice from the base of a baking potato or fill a jam jar with sugar, to use as a holder.

2. Melt the 2 types of chocolate separately in 2 small bowls over a pan of simmering water. Dip each of the strawberries into the white chocolate, leaving an inverted ‘V’ shape uncovered for the robin’s red breast. Allow to set.

3. Then dip the strawberries into the milk chocolate, leaving an inverted red ‘V’ shape with a border of white around it. After dipping, return each skewer to the stand to set. Before the milk chocolate hardens completely, fix a small stick of the Flake on the back of the strawberry for a tail, a piece of honeycomb above the robin’s breast for its beak and a dark chocolate curl on each side for its wings. Allow to set. Finally add the eyes using 2 dots of black food colouring gel.  

Strawberry robin lollipops
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes + setting
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes + setting

Makes: 12

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 750kJ
180kcals
Fat 10.4g
Saturated Fat 6.3g
Carbohydrate 18.9g
Sugars 18.2g
Protein 2.6g
Salt 0.1g
Fibre 0.4g

Per lollipop

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3 stars

Average user rating Based on 22 ratings

This recipe was first published in Wed Nov 09 11:37:00 GMT 2016.