Mars Bar Cake

This is a favourite recipe of my other half from his childhood, probably the first recipe he shared with me rather than vice versa. The whole family love this. I always make two types, one without chocolate on the top and one with. But if you only wish to make one type, the one without chocolate on top is certainly far easier to cut into pieces.

Mars bar cake

Mars bar cake

Ingredients (makes 24)

3 standard size mars bars
2 tbsp golden syrup
85g margarine
approx 225g rice krispies
200g milk chocolate


Line two 20cm square tins or dishes with cling film.
Chop the mars bars into small pieces.
Put the mars bars, syrup and margarine in a pan.
Slowly heat until it is melted, stirring occasionally.
Stir in as many rice krispies as the mixture will coat.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared tins.
Press into the corners and flatten with back of spoon.
Put into refrigerator to set.
Break chocolate into small pieces and put in a glass basin.
Heat a pan of water and turn down to a gentle simmer.
Put the basin in the pan, taking care not to let any water spill into the basin.
Melt the chocolate over the hot water.
Pour the melted chocolate over one of the mars bar cakes.
Return to the refrigerator.
Once fully set, cut each mars bar cake into 12 pieces.
Arrange in an alternating design on a serving plate.
Serve and enjoy.

Mars bar cake

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20 thoughts on “Mars Bar Cake

    1. mumjd Post author

      They do tend to get a bit sticky when they have been out of the fridge for a while, so watch out for sticky fingers if you do put them in a packed lunch



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