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Chocolate Crunch - School Dinners!!!

Thread Starter: Chubby Arse    Started: Thu 12 May 2005    Replies: 20

I was trawlling the web to find the nostalgic Chocloate Crunch recipe, but unfortunately I haven't managed to find anything which even closely ressembled to good old Chocolate Crunch with pink custard!!!!!

If you know the recipe, would you be so kind and let me in on it, otherwise I force the missus to give up her current job to become a dinner lady.!!!

Thanks




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Thu 12 May 2005, 1.16PM

goldie1

I've never heard of Chocolate Crunch chubby ....I make chocolate krispies .....by the way,I love your name Big Grin

Thu 12 May 2005, 1.17PM

goldie1

They edited the second part of your name chubby....I wonder why!! Wink

Thu 12 May 2005, 1.26PM

Livewire

Check this link. There are a few recipes. Australian Crunch, Chocolate Concrete, Chocolate Cracknel and Chocolate Tiffin. Might be worth a look. Scroll down, they start about half way down the page.

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Thu 12 May 2005, 5.30PM

HungryHippo

I once tried to put a little golden syrup in the chocolate before i added the cornflakes to get the sticky effect, believe me, it was not a good idea. I ended up with a bowl of rock hard chocolate.....still ate it tho Wink

Thu 12 May 2005, 9.44PM

foodwiz

the webpage below gives a choc crunch cake using some soy ingredients but its really just to use as a guide and the soy products can be changed to ordinary ones. hope this helps

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Fri 13 May 2005, 10.08AM

blondie02

Try this one chubby.It's not a school recipe but it is yummy. Melt 50grs butter with 50 grs syrup and 125 grs of dark choclate in a pan over a low heat.Once melted add 125 grs of cornflakes or bran flakes or use 75 grs of cornflakes and 25 grs of desiccated coconut. Turn into a greased flan ring and chill untill set.

Fri 13 May 2005, 10.50AM

Snowy43

Hi chubby. There is a recipe by YSL in Chat for chocolate crunch. She asked some dinner ladies for help. If you type in YSL in the 'search' bar on the left and then 'chat' scroll down and you'll see 'chocolate crunch'. There were a lot of posts at this time for school dinners.

Fri 13 May 2005, 11.08AM

Snowy43

Sorry chubby I gave you the wrong name . The thread is called 'school dinners', still in YSL and chat. It's near the chocolate crunch thread.

Fri 13 May 2005, 11.11AM

Snowy43

Don't know what's wrong with me today! The thread's called 'school puddings' not 'school dinners' and the recipe is on the second page. Confused

Sat 8 Oct 2005, 3.37PM

copycat

Hi Chubby

I am new to all this and so not sure if you received the desired recipe or not but I shall give you the one that was given to me, from a dinner lady: Chocolate Crunch: 5oz self raising flour, 5oz plain flour, 5oz sugar, 5oz margarine, i egg, 1/2 (half)oz cocoa, splot of vanilla essence. Melt fat in pan, add vanilla. Mix sugar, cocoa and flour. Add melted fat and beat in egg. Press into greased tin, 1/2 (half)inch thick. brush top with water and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in slow oven for 30mins. Serve with pink custard or chocolate sauce. Yum!!

Sat 8 Oct 2005, 7.14PM

mel_v

im not sure if it is the same thing but at school we used to have what we called chocolate concrete served with pink 'cement' (the custard). i dont have an exact recipe but my mum used to make it at home using a basic shortbread recipe but with a chocolate blamonge mix used in place of some of the flour.

ah feeling v nostalgic thinking about it

Tue 23 May 2006, 4.49PM

LyndaRose

I think I have the recipe, I am waiting for a friend to confirm, It goes like this, melt butter & sugar and add to flour and cocoa powder, also one egg. Bake no. 5 gas in an 8 inch dia round baking tin for 35 mins.

Tue 23 May 2006, 4.51PM

LyndaRose

Extra. Message for Chubby, see my receipe for chocolate crunch. also go to meal-master website.

Mon 16 Jul 2007, 4.17PM

gusowl1

Hi Chubby you won't the recipe for chocolate crunch:
8oz of butter or margarine, 8oz of sugar, 12oz flour,1oz coco powder,
1or2 eggs, A few drops vanilla essence.

Melt fat in pan, add vanilla. Mix sugar, When all is malted add cocoa and flour. mix well and cook over heat till flour ic cooked about 10 mins. Take of heat and let it cool for 10 to 15 mins when mix in eggs. Press into greased tin, 1/2 (half)inch thick. brush top with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in slow oven for 30mins. Serve with pink custard or chocolate sauce.

Mon 12 Nov 2007, 4.44PM

morrismous

4 oz butter or marg
2oz castor sugar
3oz dessicated coconut
2 level dessert spoons cocoa powder
chocolate for topping
sift flour & cocoa into bowl.rub in butter then add coconut & sugar.Knead until firm.Spread into a greased swiss roll tin 7 bake approx 200 until firm and browned.Approx 20 mins.Cool and spread with melted chocolate

Mon 12 Nov 2007, 4.46PM

morrismous

that should be the recipe you are after chubby all my friends go mad for it and say its just what they used to have at school Smile Smile Smile

Mon 12 Nov 2007, 9.57PM

gusowl1

recipe for chocolate crunch:

8oz of butter or margarine, 8oz of sugar, 12oz flour,1oz coco powder,
1or2 eggs, A few drops vanilla essence.

Melt fat in pan, add vanilla. Mix sugar, When all is malted add cocoa and flour. mix well and cook over heat till flour is cooked about 10 mins. Take of heat and let it cool for 10 to 15 mins when mix in eggs. Press into greased tin, 1/2 (half)inch thick. brush top with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in slow oven for 20 to 30mins. Serve with pink custard or chocolate sauce.

Hope you like all the gusowl Big Grin

Thu 24 Jul 2008, 12.22PM

Tillysmum

School dinner lady recipe

CHOCOLATE CRUNCH

9ozs SR flour
5ozs Marg
5ozs sugar
2ozs cocoa
2tsp coffee
vanilla essence

Put dry ingredients in a bowl make a well in the centre, melt marg and pour into well with vanilla essence and mix well. Press down into a 7 – 8” cake tin and bake for 30 mins in a moderate oven. Cut into pieces while still hot, brush with water and sprinkle with castor sugar, then leave to cool before removing from tin.

Sun 30 Nov 2008, 6.11PM

MichelleO37690

I was given this Chocolate Crunch Recipe over 20 years ago by my dinner lady and its exactly like the one I used to remember.

300g marg
300g granulated sugar (no need to use caster)
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
35g cocoa
400g plain flour

Cream marg and sugar together. Add the egg and vanilla essence. Fold in the cocoa and plain flour.
Put the mixture into a shallow tin, press down and sprinkle sugar on the top.
Bake in a warm oven at 160c for approx 1 hour.
Once removed then cut into squares.

This does make quite alot so you may want to half the amount

Enjoy!!

Tue 14 Apr 2009, 4.59PM

ellenE70631

can anyone tell me how they made the school custard in the 60s i loved it ellen edinburgh