This viral no-bake Maltesers cake recipe uses just six ingredients

Baking doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, sometimes you don’t even have to turn the oven on – just ask Laura Middleton, whose no-bake Maltesers cake recipe is currently taking the internet by storm.

Laura shared the idea for simple treat on the popular Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook page, which has more than a million members, and it’s since had hundreds of likes and comments from commenters who can’t believe how quick, easy and crucially, delicious it looks.

maltesers cake recipe
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton

You only need six ingredients for Laura’s recipe, which is along the lines of a traditional fridge cake or tiffin – digestive biscuits, butter, golden syrup, white chocolate, chocolate buttons and of course, Maltesers.

And once they’re assembled, it takes just a matter of minutes to put it all together – in fact, as long as you supervise the melting, it’s completely child-friendly too. Laura even shared helpful step-by-step pictures so you can check your method at each stage.

Mixing bowls at the ready – we bet you can’t stop at just one slice!

No-bake Maltesers cake recipe

225g (8oz) digestive biscuits
225g (8oz) Maltesers
115g (4oz) of butter
3 tbsp golden syrup
2 big bars of white chocolate
Chocolate buttons
1. Crush up the digestive biscuits and Maltesers in a bowl.
no-bake Maltesers cake
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton
2. Melt the butter and golden syrup and add to the bowl. Mix well.
no-bake Maltesers cake
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton
3. Spread out evenly in a tray.
no-bake Maltesers cake
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton
4. Melt the white chocolate and spread out evenly.
maltesers cake recipe
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton
5. Blend or crush a handful of Maltesers and sprinkle them over the top.
maltesers cake recipe
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton
6. Add chocolate buttons. Leave on the side overnight to set and cut up the next day – no need to refrigerate!
maltesers cake recipe
Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK/Laura Middleton