Monday, June 22, 2009

Cute things and Delicious things:) Best combination!

I can't help it... the cutest animal is the world (except my bunny of course) is the baby hedgehog... i don't believe I have ever seen one before, but if this is the standard... then man they are cute!

So in honour of the super cute animal, here is a delicious Hedgehog recipe... YUM, from one of my new favourite websites!

Chocolate hedgehog slice 


About 48 pieces

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  • 2 x 250g pkts Arnott's Scotch Fingers
  • 200g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 1 cup (160g) icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 400g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 150g roasted peeled hazelnuts, chopped
  • 100g raisins or chopped candied fruit, soaked in 40ml brandy (optional)


  1. Line a 20 x 30cm slice tin with baking paper. Cut 16 biscuits in 1/2 lengthways then chop 8 biscuits into crumbs.
  2. Place butter, sugar, vanilla and chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir over medium heat until smooth. Remove from heat. Whisk in egg then stir in hazelnuts, biscuit crumbs and fruit (if using).
  3. Spoon 1/2 the mixture over base of tin. Top with biscuit halves, widthways in 4 lines. Spoon over remaining mixture to cover biscuits. Refrigerate overnight or until firm then turn on to a board and cut into squares.


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