Valentine’s Chocolate Hedgehogs

This special Valentine’s Day recipe comes from one of our beneficiaries, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. This super simple recipe provides all the chocolatey goodness for a Valentine’s treat. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity also have some wonderful Valentine’s Day gifts, which you can shop here. Enjoy!


  1. Once you’ve released any stress by bashing the biscuits to a pulp, mix all the ingredients except the cooking chocolate together in a bowl.
  2. Spread the mixture evenly on a tray, before covering with the melted cooking chocolate.
  3. Cool in the fridge for an hour before carefully cutting into 24 pieces.
  4. Pop red heart cake decoration onto each chocolate hedgehog – or pipe on some red icing – and enjoy!




  • 1 lb digestive biscuits, smashed into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp syrup
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 lb butter or marg, melted over a low heat
  • 2 bars cooking chocolate, melted over a low heat
  • Red cake decoration - e.g. hearts


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