Stuffed Crispy Treat Turkey

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 15-20


  • Turkey
  • 4 12
    tablespoons butter
  • 6
    cups white mini marshmallows
  • 9
    cups chocolate crispy rice cereal
  • Stuffing
  • 1
    (15 1/4 ounce) box plain cake mix
  • 13
    cup candy sprinkles, in autumnal colors
  • Decoration
  • 1
    teaspoon pearl sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon green sprinkles
  • edible green rice paper
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • 1
    cup cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 14
    cup water
  • 1
    orange, zested
  • 1
    cup sugar


  • Line a large baking pan with baking parchment.
  • Cover a medium paper cup with foil and spray with cake release. Spray a large metal spoon also.
  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a low heat. Add the marshmallows and stir together until smooth.
  • Take off the heat and stir in the chocolate rice cereal. Keep stirring until they are all evenly coated.
  • Spread about 1” thick layer of the mixture onto one of the baking sheets with the metal spoon. Press it down firmly.
  • Place the foil wrapped cup on top and press the mixture around it to form a turkey shape. (It will be about the size of a chicken). Work quickly before the.
  • mixture sets but be careful not to burn yourself as it may be hot. Save about 1/3 for the wings and drumsticks.
  • Keep pressing the mixture firmly so that it sticks.
  • When you are happy with the shape of your turkey, make 2 drumsticks and 2 wings out of the remaining mixture and stick onto the body. They should be sticky enough at this stage to hold, otherwise use a little melted marshmallow. Place in the fridge to set, preferably overnight.
  • Make the cake according to pack instructions, adding the sprinkles to the wet batter.
  • Cool completely and then cut into small cubes to make the stuffing.
  • To make the cranberry sauce-heat the cranberries, sugar, water and orange zest in a small pan until they have burst.
  • Blend the mixture until smooth and then return to the pan and simmer for 4-5 minutes until it has thickened. Leave to cool.
  • To serve, arrange the leaves onto a serving platter. Place the turkey on top and sprinkle over the rock sugar and green jimmies.
  • Place the cake cubes into the cavity and the cranberry sauce into a small bowl.