How to Make Chocolate Scotch Eggs

March 6, 2020 10 Comments
Chocolate Scotch Eggs

This is my version of Chocolate Scotch Eggs, and with plenty of creme eggs around this time of year it’s the perfect excuse to make them.  They didn’t turn out quite as pretty as I would have liked them too, but they were yummy!  They were also quite messy to make. However creme egg, covered in cake, covered in chocolate- need I say more!

If you would like to see how I made our Chocolate Scotch Eggs then read on, or you could pin it for later!

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What You Need To Make Chocolate Scotch Eggs

  • Sponge cake (I used the same recipe I use for my basic cupcake recipe, but halved the quantity and baked it like a sponge cake)
  • 4 Cadbury’s Creme Eggs (It would work with other small chocolate eggs too)
  • 50g full fat cream cheese
  • 100g Icing sugar
  • 200g melted chocolate
  • Chocolate strands or chocolate chips to decorate

How You Make Chocolate Scotch Eggs

  1. Make and bake your sponge cake, and allow it too cool completely.  Any sponge will do, but I use the same recipe as I do for my cupcakes, but I just halve the mixture (click here for the recipe).
  2. Break the sponge up into pieces and put into a food processor and pulse until cake crumbs.  Put the cake crumbs in a bowl to one side.
  3. Mix the cream cheese and icing sugar in the food processor to make a cream cheese frosting, and add this to the bowl of cake crumbs.
  4. Mix first with a wooden spoon and then with your hands until it forms a ball.
  5. Use a 1/4 of the mixture and mold around a creme egg. Repeat until all 4 are down.
  6. Melt 200g of chocolate. You actually probably need half that amount, but covering the eggs with the melted chocolate is difficult enough without having to scrape the bottom of the bowl!
  7. Now the tricky part, covering the eggs in chocolate.  I found the best way was to firstly make sure the chocolate wasn’t too hot, and then place the cake covered egg into the bowl of melted chocolate and turn to cover with 2 wooden spoons.
  8. Once covered in chocolate place on a tray lined with greaseproof paper and add decorations as you wish. I thought the chocolate sprinkles were the most effective but I only had enough for 1 egg. Chocolate chips also worked well but were a little less messy to use.
  9. Refrigerate until set and enjoy your chocolate scotch eggs!
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They didn’t turn out as pretty as I would have liked, but creme egg covered in cake, covered in chocolate, what’s not to like!

NB. I am a home cook, and have had no formal training in preparing food. So these are just recipes that I use at home for the family. Whilst I have taken time to try and be as accurate as possible, some of the quantities are approximate.  I am always keen to learn, so if you think the recipe can be improved upon please take the time to comment below.

Kerry x


  • Midgie March 28, 2016 at 8:28 am

    They look yummy! I love that the recipe is endlessly adaptable, you could use any cake flavour and any kind of filled egg or make them bite sized (not sure you would want to!) with mini eggs! Love this idea and now I have to make hubby some!!

    • Kerry March 28, 2016 at 6:05 pm

      Oh i hadn’t thought of that but bite size covered mini eggs sound great! Might have to try that (when I can find mini eggs in the shops again!!) x

  • maria March 28, 2016 at 9:30 am

    These look fabulous, but I shall need to find some other filled eggs, as I think I am the only person in the world who dislikes creme eggs.

    • Kerry March 28, 2016 at 6:06 pm

      Wow, think you might be unique in not liking cream eggs!

  • Jenny - Monkey and Mouse April 2, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    Hee hee, I’m the same as Maria ^^ I don’t particularly like cream eggs either, but this would be great round a lindt praline filled egg or similar! So much better than a proper scotch egg, love the idea. Thanks so much for linking up to #HowtoSunday 🙂 x

  • How to Sundays #26 - Monkey and Mouse April 2, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    […] week I loved Blissful Domestication’s Chocolate Scotch Egg, it’s a great idea although I would replace the cream egg with a praline or […]

  • Lucy At Home October 30, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Wow these look amazing!!! I’m definitely bookmarking these. Cream eggs are one of my favourite things.

    • Kerry October 30, 2016 at 4:34 pm

      Thank you, they are rather nice! Naughty, but nice x

  • Louise (Little Hearts, Big Love) March 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    These look amazing and sound quite simple (if messy) to make. I think I’m definitely going to have to give them a go in the run-up to Easter 🙂 #KidsandKreativity

  • Karen, the next best thing to mummy March 13, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    What a great idea I would never have thought of this#kidsandkreativity@_@karendennis

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