Break the chocolate into a small bowl and add the butter and cocoa powder.

Set the bowl over a small pan of simmering water, making sure the base of the bowl doesn’t come into contact with the water. Don’t let the bowl touch the water or it will get too hot and the chocolate may separate. Stir until the chocolate has melted.

Once melted remove from the heat and add the syrup. Stir again until combined into a glossy sauce. Stir in the cereal and mix really thoroughly. Spoon into the paper cases and top each nest with 3 mini eggs. Put to one side to set, for about 30 minutes.

You can also decorate with sprinkles, chocolate drops and even miniature Easter chickens.

Serves 12

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