Treat yourself to the good life – you deserve it!

[FEATURED] Winter is all about taking delight in life’s simple pleasures, such as a comforting cup of tea paired with delicious confectionery

In partnership with Nestlé

With the shorter days and chill air that winter brings, there is no better time to indulge in comfort food, guilt-free. Things that come to mind are delicious items such as cake, chocolate, and popcorn. Encouraging the good life, Nestlé has taken it a step further to combine all three in innovative creations.

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Popcorn and Smarties
Nestlé chocolate cupcakes
Death by chocolate cake in a mug

Remember, buying any Nestlé chocolate, from Aero to Kit Kat, gives you a chance to win amazing prizes. Simply follow the instructions on the wrapper.

 

Popcorn and Smarties

Chocolate needed: Smarties

Ingredients
1 bag of microwave popcorn
1 box of Smarties

Method
Pop the microwave popcorn as per the instructions on the bag.
Empty the Smarties over it while it is still warm.
Shake the bowl so that the Smarties scatter through the popcorn.
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Nestlé chocolate cupcakes

Chocolates needed: Smarties, Kit Kat, Rolo, Milkybar

Ingredients
1 packet chocolate cake mix
1 box of Smarties
2 fingers of Kit Kat
1 Rolo
4 rows of Milkybar

Method
Follow the instructions on the cake mix to bake the cupcakes.
Set aside to cool.
Variations:
To create a Smarties nest, use a melon baller to make a hole on top of the cupcake, and fill it up with Smarties.
To make a hashtag take-a-break cupcake, break two Kit Kat fingers in half and arrange it on top of a cupcake in a hashtag sign.
To make a have-my-last Rolo cupcake, use a melon baller to scoop out a Rolo-sized hole on top of the cupcake and place a Rolo in it. Melt the four rows of Milkybar in a microwave at 20-second increments to keep it from burning. You can add a dash of milk while melting if it is too thick. Once melted, use a spoon to drizzle it over the cupcake.
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Death by Chocolate cake in a mug

Chocolates needed: Aero, Kit Kat, Milkybar

Ingredients:
1 sachet of chocolate flavoured cake-in-a-mug mix, found in the baking aisle of grocery stores
3 blocks of Aero
5 blocks of Milkybar
2 fingers of Kit Kat

Method:
Follow the instructions on the sachet to make the cake.
Place the blocks of Aero chocolate in the batter before baking it in the microwave. If you prefer it to be really sweet, add a few more.
Bake it in the microwave as per the cake mix’s instruction.
Once baked and still hot, place the Milkybar pieces on top
Place the mug back in the microwave for another 10-15 seconds and see if the Milkybar has melted enough to spread over the top.
Using the back of a spoon, spread the chocolate over the top and push in the two Kit Kat fingers.
Decorate with hundreds and thousands.
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