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Fruity Easter nests

As part of the weaning process with froggy I'm trying to income him in as much of the cooking as possible. 

Must of the time that means he goes in the sling whilst I cook. But this week I decided to go the whole hog and make easter nests. 

We had his aunt and uncle (1 and 7) visiting, so I gave them each a tub of cornflakes. 

Froggy loved playing with his tub of cornflakes. 

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I melted the mix on the hob (butter, chocolate,  sugar) then poured into the tubs for each child to stir their own mix. As you can see it isn't a very thick mix it only takes a small amount to hold the nests firm. 


Next instead of mini eggs I copied some fruit to top the Nests. 



We put uncle bear in charge of the decoration

Although both froggy and Bella were desperate to get stuck in - note the Chocolate mix war paint on the side of his head! 
This post is linked up with mini creations and savoring the season

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  1. Lucas says - Now, everyone would say that I would be 'rude' about this post but as fruit is one of my favourite foods, I LOVE this post so much. These look so yummy and it's soooooo cool to have such a young member of the GL Gang. High-5's lil' dude ;)

    Thanks for linking to #minicreations

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  2. Ah! These look yum! And looks like they had a fabulous time making them! Thanks for linking up to #SavouringtheSeason

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