Matt Dawson’s Edible Rugby Ball Recipe

Kick-start your family into action by working together to create this easy to make, yet impressive looking edible rugby ball. Your kids will enjoy getting creative in the kitchen andyou’ll enjoy seeing them welcome whole grain into their diet so everybody’s a winner!

Using whole grain favourite, Raisin Oats & More, which provides fibre, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals Matt Dawson will teach you how you can make your very own rugby ball so that everyone has a chance to play team captain in the kitchen.

Watch the following video to see how you and your kids can have fun with your own rugby balls – it’s sure to keep the kids entertained!

Rugby Ball

130g Raisin Oats & More

250g White chocolate

28 Cheerios, all same colour, or mixed colours

50 raisins, approx 10g

1 strawberry, sliced in half

30g additional white chocolate, for joining and decoration.

Makes 1, weight approx 420g

1) Break the white chocolate into small pieces, and microwave on medium in 20 seconds blasts, stirring every time until melted, but not hot.

2) Mix the cereal with the chocolate and stir well to coat the cereal flakes,

3) Chill for 20 minutes, until set,  then take the two halves out of the mould

4) Break the 30g of white chocolate into small pieces, and microwave on medium in 20 seconds blasts, stirring every time, until melted but not hot. Pour into the piping bag.

5) Pipe chocolate onto the back of 1 half of the ball and join the 2 halves together. (This should set in a minute as the ball will be fairly cold)

Using the chocolate in the piping bag decorate the ball with the Cheerios, and write RUBGY  by piping a small dot of chocolate and pushing on a raisins to form the each letter. Finally pipe a large dot of the chocolate and press on the strawberry. Serve.

For more information visit www.wholegrain.co.uk