This no bake Malteser traybake is incredibly popular with people of all ages! An easy chocolate slice with milk chocolate, crushed biscuits and lots of crunchy Maltesers!
Do you know a single person who doesn’t like Maltesers? I know I don’t! They are just so addictive.
I tend not to have them in the house for that very reason, but very occasionally I will buy a box and stash it away to make this amazing no bake Malteser slice.
Just like my mint Aero traybake, it doesn’t last five minutes in my house. It’s just as well it takes less than 10 minutes to make!
I adapted this recipe from the Nigella website. I’ve been making this since my kids were very small, and they’re legally adults now!
I still make this for family Birthdays and parties – it’s always a massive hit and luckily, it takes no time at all to make.
This no bakeMalteser traybake is perfect for any special occasion or just whenever you fancy rustling up a quick treat for your family.
It’s usually the first thing to disappear at a bake sale as well!
This incredibly easy traybake is also known as Malteser tiffin or Malteser slice.
You’re bound to love these recipes for no bake Malteser cheesecake and double chocolate Malteser cookies!
- Milk chocolate. I love Callebeut chocolate, but if I’m honest, I also use any supermarket brand milk chocolate. You’ll need 400g milk chocolate for the traybake and 200g for the topping. If I’m on a budget, I buy the 30p bars from the supermarket – I’ve never had a problem with them.
- Golden Syrup. It’s really worth finding the golden syrup if you can – it has a unique flavour. Corn syrup, honey or maple syrup could also be used but the flavour would be different.
- Digestive Biscuits (Graham crackers in the USA) You could also use rich teas. Any plain sweet biscuit would probably work just as well.
- Maltesers, obviously! I have it on good authority that Maltesers are known as “Whoppers” in America.
You will need either a 20x20cm or 32x22cm baking tin, baking paper to line the tin and a small palette knife to spread the chocolate over the traybake.
You will also need a large heavy bottomed saucepan and a wooden spoon to combine the ingredients.
how to make malteser traybake
- Crush the biscuits. You can do this by hand or in a food processor. Don’t blitz them to fine crumbs as if you were making a cheesecake base – you need a mixture of both small crumbs and larger pieces of biscuit.
- Melt the chocolate, butter and golden syrup together over a low heat until smooth and melted.
- Add the biscuits and Maltesers to the melted chocolate mixture and stir well to combine.
- Tip this delicious mixture into your lined baking tin. Using a spoon, pack the mixture well into the tin, making sure you reach the corners.
- Place the traybake in the fridge while you melt the chocolate for the topping.
make the chocolate topping
- Melt the remaining chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of barely simmering water.
- Remove the Malteser slice from the fridge and pour over the melted chocolate. Decorate the top with crushed Maltesers.
allow the traybake to set
- Pop the traybake back in the fridge and chill for about two hours, or until set.
- Remove from the fridge and allow to come to room temperature before cutting into squares.
are maltesers gluten free?
No, Maltesers are not gluten free, sadly.
Can you freeze malteser traybake?
Yes, the traybake can be frozen for up to one month. However, make sure it is defrosted fully before serving, or someone might end up with a broken tooth!
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This Malteser traybake is incredibly popular with people of all ages! An easy no bake slice with milk chocolate, crushed biscuits and lots of crunchy Maltesers!
- 400g Milk Chocolate, broken into small squares
- 200g Butter
- 3 tablespoons golden syrup
- 250g Digestive biscuits or Rich Tea Biscuits, crushed (you're aiming for a mixture of crumbs and larger pieces of biscuits, it makes for a more interesting texture)
- 200g Maltesers
For the topping:
- 200g milk chocolate
- 50g Maltesers
- Grease and line a 20x20cm or 32x22cm baking tin.
- Melt the chocolate, butter and golden syrup together in a large heavy bottomed saucepan over a low heat.
- Once the mixture has melted and looks smooth, remove from the heat and leave for a minute or two (if the chocolate mixture is too hot, the Maltesers will melt) before tipping in the crushed biscuits and Maltesers, stirring well to combine.
- Pour the Malteser studded mixture into the lined tin. Smooth out with a rubber spatula and place in the fridge to firm up for one hour.
- Make the topping by melting the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Once the chocolate has melted and is smooth, remove from the heat. Remove the traybake from the fridge and pour over the melted chocolate, smoothing it out using a rubber spatula or spoon. Crush the 50g Maltesers and sprinkle over the chocolate. Return to the fridge once more for 1 hour, or until the chocolate has set hard. Cut into bars and enjoy!
This Malteser traybake recipe makes about 16 pieces, but if you cut it really small you can get up to 30!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 460Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 170mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 2gSugar: 35gProtein: 5g
Calories and Nutritional information is provided by a third party application and should be used as indicative figures only.
I made it today and its really good…I don’t know if its meant to be quite soft.. maybe cause I didn’t have syrup so used honey..
Yes I think the honey might have made the mixture slightly runnier. I always keep the traybake in the fridge, but it should set quite firmly 🙂