2 hours 20 min

    This recipe was a big hit during my childhood. My mum lost the recipe over the years but we found it again recently. Tastes just as good now as it did back then!


    Durham, England, UK
    6 people made this

    Makes: 24 squares

    • 225g rich tea biscuits
    • 100g margarine or butter
    • 100g raisins
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (optional)
    • 38g golden syrup
    • 150g milk or dark chocolate

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

    1. Crush the rich tea biscuits using a plastic bag and a rolling pin or similar; put into a large bowl.
    2. Add the raisins to the biscuits in the bowl.
    3. Melt the margarine or butter with the golden syrup and cocoa (if using) in a pan or the microwave. Stir into the biscuit mixture.
    4. Put this mixture into a greased Swiss roll tin and flatten down smoothly using back of a spoon. Chill in the fridge for about an hour to harden slightly.
    5. Melt the milk or plain chocolate in the microwave or over a pan of hot water on the hob. Spread over the hardened biscuit. Chill in fridge until chocolate has set.
    6. Once cold and set, tip out of tin and cut into squares.


    Recipe will make 24 small squares but you can vary the size depending on your preference.

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