Chocolate fridge bites

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chocolate fridge cake
chocolate fridge cake
  • Serves: 16

  • Prep time:

    chilling time
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  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe These rocky road-style chocolate fridge bites are great for kids, or keep them to yourself to snack on curled up on the sofa watching TV! Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 150g each of dark and milk chocolate
  • 100g butter 
  • 4tbsp golden syrup
  • 50g dried sweetened sour cherries 
  • 50g pitted dates, roughly chopped
  • 75g toasted blanched almonds, roughly chopped 
  • 75g digestive biscuits, broken into pieces
  • 100g white chocolate, chopped into chunks


  1. Grease and line an 18cm square tin.
  2. Put the chocolate, butter and syrup in a bowl. Put over a pan of barely simmering water and allow to melt; stir briefly. Leave to cool for 2 mins.
  3. Add two-thirds of each of the remaining ingredients; stir well. Pour into the prepared tin and sprinkle over the remaining ingredients. Chill in the fridge, then cut into squares.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 252(kcal)
  • Fat 16.0g
  • Saturates 8.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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