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Kidspot Kitchen

Choc rainbow squares recipe

This chocolate square combines the deliciousness of a rich and moist cakey base with the crunchiness of brightly coloured Smarties on top. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder

Serving Size:




  • 125 g butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp Baking Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup self raising flour
  • 1 cup Milk Choc Bits
  • 100 g Smarties


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper.

Combine butter, sugar and egg. Stir in coconut, then sifted Baking Cocoa and flour.

Spoon into prepared tin and bake 15-17 minutes until just firm when touched.

Sprinkle Milk Choc Bits over the cake, then sprinkle over the Smarties. Press down lightly with the back of a wooden spoon.

Return to the oven for 5 minutes. Allow to cool in the pan then cut into squares to serve.

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