Did you know that the little malty ball could also do this?

Here are the 15 Malteser recipes that are just about going to change your life forever...

 

Knobbly Bobbly Bake

OK, we made that name up – but you can’t argue that it definitely suits this genius way of taking a simple chocolate cake to the next level. Is it just us, or do you want to TOUCH this cake just as much as you want to EAT it?

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Knobbly Bobbly Bake

Via: mybaba.com

 

Deluxe Malteser Tray Bake

Any recipe that has the word ‘deluxe’ in it gets a thumb up from us. Seriously, when was the last time you used that word? We need to bring back 'deluxe'. And what’s more, despite its name, this teatime treat requires no baking. SCORE.

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The Three-Chocolate Cheesecake

Yup, that’s right: not one, not two, but THREE different types of chocolate went into this cheesecake – and one of them was of course the crunchy little Malteser. Cacao addicts only need apply.

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What A Doughnut

Uh oh, this Malteser-filled doughnut recipe looks so incredible, it’s teetering on outrageously Earth-shatteringly excellent territory. Can you handle it?

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Malteser Doughnuts

Via: mbakes.com

 

Let Them Eat Cake

And, my goodness, they will. Bring this out at tea-time and watch the crumbs fly.

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Malteser Cake

Via: Martin Poole / Sainsbury's Magazine

 

Going Blonde

Proving the theory that blondes have more fun – step forward the Malteser Blondie, by Great British Bake Off winner of 2011, Jo Wheatley.

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Malteser Blondies

Via: Karen Thomas / Sainsbury's Magazine

 

Chocolate Balls

Or, as we refer to them – the Paul Daniels magic trick of sweets, turning one spherical chocolate Malteser into an entirely different spherical confection before your very eyes.

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A Beautiful Mess

Behold the beauty that is feather-light meringue, mascarpone cream, toasted almonds and Maltesers – almost too pretty to eat. (Almost).

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Shake Shack

A Malteser milkshake, you say? We’ll take two.

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Men at Work 

Or transform your malty snack into a miniature boulder-based work of art with some help from these little guys.

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Boulder

Via: Steve G / CC BY-SA 2.0 / adapted / Flickr: 75381943@N06 

 

Finger Food

Our favourite French fancy, the macaron, made all the more special with the addition of a tiny wee Malteser. Bravo!

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Maltesers Fudge

The kind of sugary treat you pull together to take into the office, and you keep finding yourself sneaking ‘just one more piece’ on the commute in. Guilty as charged. Also – who knew that in the States Maltesers are called Whoppers? Every day’s a school day.

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Bite Me

Putting the crunch into your rocky road. Warning: in this guise the Malteser is definitely not ‘lighter than ordinary chocolate’.

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Merry Christmas, Y’all

We’re aware it’s a little early to be talking about Christmas, but this Malteser Christmas Cake was just TOO GOOD not to put on your radar. Suddenly, winter looks so much more appealing.

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Malted Ice-Cream

I scream. You scream. We all scream for malted Malteser ice-cream.

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Finishing Touch

A chocolate-malt cupcake topped off with a lovely little Malteser ball. Don’t mind if we do.

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