Puffed wheat squares are a classic, easy treat that always reminds me of childhood. They’re chewy, gooey, full of chocolate, and you can whip up a batch of these no bake treats in no time. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan. Add the butter, corn syrup, brown sugar and cocoa powder to a large sauce pan over low-medium heat.
Place puffed wheat in a large heat-proof bowl; set aside. Bring corn syrup, white sugar, butter, cocoa powder, and brown sugar to a boil in a heavy saucepan. Remove cocoa mixture from heat; stir in vanilla extract. Pour cocoa mixture over puffed wheat cereal; stir until well combined. Press puffed wheat mixture into prepared pan.
Place the cocoa powder, corn syrup, brown sugar, and butter or margarine in the saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring often until mixture comes to a full boil. Allow to boil for 1 minute, and then remove from heat. Pour chocolate mixture over puffed wheat, and stir until puffed wheat is evenly coated.
Measure puffed wheat into a large bowl. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add syrup, sugar, cocoa. When mixture begins to boil, boil for 3 minutes and then remove from heat., and add vanilla. Pour over puffed wheat and mix well. Press into a 9X12 inch cake pan. Scatter sprinkles while still warm and pat down to be sure they will stick.
What wheat is cereal?
Wheat cereals are made primarily from wheat grains, with the more high-fiber cereals retaining elements such as the germ. Rolled wheat is made from wheat berries that have been steamed, dried, and then flattened to produce a large, thin flake. This type of wheat is usually made into a hot cereal similar to rolled oats.
Wheat ears along with a small pile of wheat kernels (also known as wheat berries). Wheat cereal is a type of breakfast food made primarily from wheat grains. The different varieties of cereal available may be eaten as a cold breakfast food, soaked in milk, or hot, boiled in water over a stove top.
What are some ancient grains that look like cereal?
While wheat, corn, rice and oats are commonly used to make cereal, ancient grains such as quinoa, amaranth and millet are another cereal-like option. They’re not related to wheat, so it’s safe to eat them if you are on a wheat-free diet.
What are wheat berries?
Wheat berries are the entire wheat kernel and are a form of whole wheat that can be cooked and eaten as hot cereal. Another common wheat cereal that can be eaten hot is whole wheat flakes. Shredded wheat cereal is a type of ready-to-eat cereal. There are other uses for whole wheat cereal besides breakfast consumption.