Easy No-Bake Reindeer Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

Recipe for really easy gooey and delicious no-bake reindeer chocolate cornflake cakes

Ingredients for No-Bake Christmas Reindeer Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

You only need a few ingredients for gooey no-bake chocolate reindeer cornflake cakes:

  • 200g of broken up chocolate — milk or plain both work well, but kids tend to prefer milk chocolate in my experience
  • 50g butter cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons of golden syrup
  • a few handfuls of mini marshmallows
  • 100g of cornflakes
  • pretzels
  • edible candy eyes
Ingredients for easy gooey reindeer chocolate cornflake cakes for Christmas
Ingredients for easy gooey reindeer chocolate cornflake cakes for Christmas.

Method for No-Bake Christmas Reindeer Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

  1. Make pretzel ‘antlers’
  2. Break up your pretzels into antler shapes.
  3. Prepare a bain marie
  4. This is a saucepan with about 5 cm of simmering water, with a mixing bowl over the top. Make sure the water doesn’t touch the base of the bowl.
  5. Put out the cake cases
  6. Place around 12 paper cake cases in a muffin tin, or a baking tray. We ended up needing 16 in the end, it depends how large you make them.
  7. Melt the chocolate mixture
  8. Add the broken up chocolate, butter, golden syrup mini marshmallows to the mixing bowl over your bain marie.
Stirring the chocolate mixture over a bain marie
  1. Stir until there are no lumps
  2. Melt together and stir until there are no lumps.
Stir the chocolate mixture until it's melted together
  1. Mix in the cornflakes
  2. Remove the bowl from the saucepan and stir the cornflakes into the chocolate mixture.
Tip the cornflakes into the chocolate mixture to make your chocolate cornflake reindeer cakes
  1. Add more cornflakes if needed
  2. You may need to add a few more handfuls of cornflakes depending on how generous you were with the mini marshmallows.
Stir the Reindeer chocolate cornflake cake mixture until the cornflakes are totally coated in chocolate
  1. Fill the cake cases
  2. Use a spoon to add the chocolate cornflake mixture to the paper cases.
Spoon the chocolate cornflake mixture into paper cake cases
  1. Make the reindeer faces
  2. Add a pair of candy eyes, a pair of pretzel antlers, and a mini marshmallow nose to each chocolate cornflake cake and allow to set.
Our finished easy no-bake reindeer chocolate cornflake cakes

Here’s a Closer Look at Our Reindeer Faces…

Decorate your chocolate conflake cakes with broken pretzels, candy eyes and marshmallows to make reindeer faces
Decorate your chocolate conflake cakes with broken pretzels, candy eyes and marshmallows to make reindeer faces.
Thea's extra special reindeer chocolate cornflake cake
Really easy gooey and delicious no-bake chocolate cornflake reindeer cakes
Easy, gooey and delicious no-bake chocolate cornflake reindeer face cakes - the perfect Christmas treat for kids and grown ups.

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