Chocolate Nest Baskets

Chocolate Nest Baskets

  • Preparation time

    20 mins
  • Serves 8

Take your presentation to a whole new level with these sweet Chocolate Nests! Everyone will quickly eat all the treats and then snack on the nests that are easy to make with this recipe.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Dark chocolate (or white) - 100 g
  • Small balloons - 8

To fill - suggestions

  • Mini Easter eggs
  • Popcorn
  • Ice cream
  • Strawberries
  • Marshmallows


  1. Place the chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Stir until the chocolate is smooth. Remove and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.

  2. Wash and dry 8 small balloons.

  3. Blow up until approx. 10cm in diameter, tie the end then place upside down in teacups or ramekins.

  4. Place the chocolate into a small bottle with a nozzle or piping bag made from paper.

  5. Drizzle the chocolate onto the balloon to the size of your nest. Refrigerate.

  6. Repeat the process 3 times. Let them set completely.

  7. Make a small cut in the balloon and let it deflate without being tempted to pull it off.

  8. Voila nests!!

  9. Fill with your chosen treats.

PER SERVE • Energy 935Kj • Protein 2g • Total Fat 9g • Saturated Fat 6g • Carbohydrates 32g • Sugars 28g • Sodium 24mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation