Scottish chippy has unveiled an Easter version of the deep fried Mars Bar – a battered CREME Egg

A Scottish chippy has unveiled an Easter version of the deep fried Mars Bar – a battered CREME Egg.

The calorific treat is available at takeaway Off The Hook, in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

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Staff say they tasked customers with coming up with a new addition to the menu to celebrate five years since opening.

The result was deep fried Creme Eggs – which will be on sale until Easter costing £1.

Owners Johnny Chung, 34, and wife Lee Chung, 31, have never had deep fried Mars Bars on the menu before.

But they quickly came up with a light batter to fry the Creme Eggs in.

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Mum-of-two Lee said: “We have had a lot of people coming in – a lot of people have said it’s disgusting, I think it’s a love or hate thing.

“I love it, they’re really good. The fondant goes all gooey in the middle and syrupy, it’s nice.

“We’ve sold quite a few, I don’t know the exact figures.”

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The chocolate cannot be fried for long in case it begins to burn.

The exact number of calories is not know but Lee said she “would imagine quite a lot”.

Lee added: “We’ve never done anything like deep fried Mars Bars.

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“To be honest we do quite a lot of specials and if they do really well we do keep them on the menu, but honestly I can’t see us doing this.

“It is quite hard to get Creme Eggs the rest of the year after Easter.”

 

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