Witches' hats and broomsticks

  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Makes: 15 of each

Ingredients

HATS
10 classic cone wafers
150g Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients 70% Dark Chocolate
1 pack essential Waitrose Plain Chocolate Digestive Biscuits
45g pack Cake Professional White Chocolate Star 
225g pack Waitrose Liquorice Allsorts
Pack of Waitrose Strawberry Laces

BROOMSTICKS
113g pack Barratt Liquorice Catherine Wheels
70g pack Mikado Milk Chocolate Biscuits
 

Method

FOR THE WITCHES' HATS
1. Using a bread knife, cut the tops off ice cream cones. Roll the cones in melted dark chocolate until coated, then leave to set on greaseproof paper.

2. When fully dry, gently dip the circular base of the cone in a little more chocolate and press onto a plain chocolate digestive biscuit. Use dabs of melted chocolate to stick white chocolate stars onto the cones. Wrap around a piece of strawberry lace, then use a cut piece of liquorice allsort to create a buckle.

3. Leave in the refrigerator to firm up.

 

FOR THE BROOMSTICKS
1. Unravel liquorice catherine wheels and with kitchen scissors, cut into thin 4-5cm strips. Place over the end of a chocolate Mikado milk chocolate stick, then tie them in place with one long liquorice strip.