Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice (best ever recipe!)

Here’s a quick and easy Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice recipe that’s guaranteed to be a favourite in your house! A great recipe for the kids!

Scroll down to the bottom of the post for my Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice recipe…

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

 

Welcome to the third Fabulous Foodie Fridays party! Before we kick the party off we would just like to say a huge thank you to all of the bloggers that have supported our foodie parties so far! And if you are new to the party, then we’re so glad you could join our delicious little get together!

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Last week we had so many amazing recipes! There is a serious amount of food blogger talent out there. In between drooling over all of the deliciousness, we were finally able to choose five of our favourite recipes each (trust us, it’s so hard to choose only five, especially when you’re highly indecisive at the best of times!). And so here are my picks…

 

After much deliberation, I couldn’t go past Little Wolff’s Dairy Free Coffee Crusted Quince Cheesecake as my favourite recipe. I mean come on, really!!?? It sounds amazing and looks so incredibly gorgeous. It would blow anyone away!

1398415145080 Meatless Monday’s have never looked as good as they do now with Inner City Stinge’s clever recipe for Baked Falafel and Eggplant and with Buttermilk Sauce. I can’t wait to try this one out!

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It was all about winter comfort food for me this week and Fresh Home Cook gave me exactly that with her Organic Garden Vegetable & Three Cheese Risoni Bake. Healthy but also perfect for those wintery nights!

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It’s no secret that I love all of Kate from Quitting the Quick Fix’s recipes (she balances out my sweet tooth!). I absolutely love her Dairy Free Pumpkin Soup  and am planning on making it this weekend and serving it with a big crusty bread roll!

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Finally, I could not possibly end my list of favourite recipes without a sweet little slice of deliciousness from Good Food Week! Three words describe this recipe…. Nutella… Cheesecake… OMG!!!! 

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Don’t forget to pop over to Createbakemake and check out Lauren’s favourites too!

 

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice recipe…

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

When we were growing up my brother would always eat Weet-Bix for breakfast, whereas I was never a big fan. I hated how the Weet-Bix would go all mushy in the milk… yep I was pretty fussy even as a kid! But I have changed my mind after eating this Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice! It’s soooo far from mushy, it’s not even funny! It’s delicious, chewy and oh-so-good.

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

This recipe will be an absolute winner with kids and because all of the ingredients are pantry staples, you won’t even need to make a trip to the supermarket (which makes it a winner with adults too!).

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

The original recipe was from Super Food Ideas but I made a couple of little changes, including using melted chocolate in place of icing and also popping some Freckles on the top (just to make it look a bit cute… because we all know that pretty food tastes better). Hehehe!

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

Oh and if you are a lucky-duck and have a Thermomix then scroll right down to the end of this post (underneath all of our awesome links) for the Thermomix instructions.

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice

Happy eating!

Chocolate Weet-bix Slice

Here's a quick and easy Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice recipe that's guaranteed to be a favourite in your house! A great recipe for the kids!
Course Brownie/Slice, Chocolate, lunch box snacks, Slices
Cuisine Baking, Chocolate, lunch box snacks, Slices
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20
Author Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 12 Weet-Bix finely crushed
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 200 g butter melted
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • Topping:
  • 200 g milk chocolate melted
  • 1 packet Chocolate Freckles . you will have leftovers that you can munch away on!

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced.
  2. Line base and sides with baking paper, allowing a 3cm overhang on all sides.
  3. Combine crushed Weet-Bix, cocoa powder, sugar, butter, coconut and egg in a bowl.
  4. Press mixture over base of prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until firm to touch.
  6. Allow to cool.
  7. Melt chocolate and pour over the top of the slice.
  8. Working quickly, place the Freckles in neat lines.
  9. Pop in the fridge for 2 hours.
  10. Take out of the fridge and leave for approximately 20 minutes before cutting into squares (this is so that the chocolate doesn't crack).
  11. Serve.

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice Thermomix Instructions

Ingredients:

170g weetbix
200g butter
30g cocoa
170g brown sugar
40g coconut
1 egg
200g milk chocolate
1 packet Chocolate Freckles
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees (160 degrees fan-forced)
Place weetbix in Thermomix bowl.
Crush for 5-6 seconds on Speed 8.
Remove the Weet-bix from the bowl and set aside.
Place butter into Thermomix bowl.
Melt on Speed 1, 50 degrees until melted (about 2 minutes).
Pop the crushed Weet-Bix, cocoa, brown sugar, coconut and egg into the bowl.
Mix well on Speed 4 for 30 seconds.
Firmly press the mixture into a lined slice tin.
Bake in moderate oven for 15-20 minutes until firm to touch.
Set aside until cooled.
Grate chocolate in Thermomix bowl on Turbo for 10 seconds.
Scrape down the sides.
Melt on Speed 2, 50 degrees until melted (approximately 3-4 minutes).
Pour over the cooled slice.
Working quickly, place the Freckles in neat lines.
Pop in the fridge for 2 hours.
Take out of the fridge and leave for approximately 20 minutes before cutting into squares (this is so that the chocolate doesn’t crack).
Serve.

25 thoughts on “Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice (best ever recipe!)”

  1. Maddi says:

    The weetbix slice look great! Look forward to being part of the link up again this week.

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Thanks Maddi and thank you for sharing your yummy recipes with us again. Your ice-cream and mint chocolate cake look divine! xx

  2. I love this slice and have not made it since I was a kid…will give it a whirl this weekend. Thanks Lucy! 🙂

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Good luck!! Enjoy 🙂 Thanks for sharing your recipe with us today as well! xxx

  3. A great goodie get-together! Waah, there’s so much to choose from and so much to drool for!

    Julie
    Gourmet Getaways

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      I know Julie!! We are amazed at the total drool worthiness of all the recipes!!

  4. Rebecca says:

    Such a great idea! I love Little Wolff and all the recipes there and my gosh; those chocolate freckle bars! I’m terrible at baking so I’m going to leave this week to those who do it we’ll however I would love to be involved in next Fridays link up- I can even make something at your request. Have a look at my blog/recipe page 🙂
    http://www.dancingthroughsunday.typepad.com

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      We would love you to join us at our next FFF party Rebecca! I’m off to check out your blog now 🙂

  5. I just subscribed my mum to your blog – she can’t wait to see what goodies you come up with!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Oh you are fabulous Emily! I hope she makes you lots of yummy treats 🙂

  6. Hi, thanks so much for the great Blog link up party! Looking forward to checking out the other recipes above – what a great idea 😀

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Hi Anna, thanks for joining us. Hope you can link up again this Friday! xx

  7. This looks so yummy. I made a chocolate weetbix slice recently but I completely just improvised and made something up. It worked but the base was a bit crumbly and not chocolatey enough for my tastes so will give yours a whirl!

  8. Kate QTQF says:

    I’ve been completely awol at the moment and didn’t even realise you featured me until today. Thank you for the shout out. I need to get back in the kitchen with my camera so I can get some fresh content up on my blog. You girls are doing an awesome job, I’ll be sure to share your link on social media this Friday x

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Thank you lovely!! xx

  9. Leanne O'Neill says:

    Is it just my pg or is a cake picture displayed on weetbix recipe?

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Haha good pick up Leanne! It’s because the recipe plug in picks up the first image on the post and that is one from our Fabulous Foodie Fridays top picks!! 🙂

    2. Bake Play Smile says:

      I’ve swapped it to our logo now to avoid any confusion! Thanks for letting me know! It’s a delicious recipe – I’m sure you’ll love it! 🙂

  10. Joce says:

    These looked so yummy; I had to give the recipe a try straight away! My only hiccup was that I have to use gluten free weetbix which have a very different texture to normal weetbix. I may need to do some further tweaking but, at the risk of sounding un-Australian, what is the ideal texture of a good weetbix slice supposed to be? Is it meant to be chewy or soft?

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Ahhhh that’s very interesting! I have never ever tried gluten-free weetbix. Hmm it’s sort of soft and chewy… if that makes sense?? xx

  11. Chicha says:

    I made these weetbix slices on the weekend and all my guests lovedddd them I had to make em twice as I didn’t make enough lol
    thank you so much for the recipe. I cant wait to make the other slices and try all the other recipes you have on your site. Really appreciate it. Esp coming from a women like me who cant really cook lol
    xo

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Yay!!! That’s so awesome to hear!! I’m thrilled that you liked the slice!! xx

  12. Eva says:

    I was so desperate for a chocolate fix with my sons today for school holidays and this recipe saved us!!! Just popped into the oven now and will patiently wait for it to cool, pour chocolate and set in fridge. Perfect Friday night treat. Thank you:)

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Fantastic!! I hope you and your boys loved it! xx

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