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Maltesers are made in two stages. The inner crunchy part is made by making small pellets of a dough like mixture. This is placed in a low pressure container which forces the bubbles in the mixture to expand, making the pellets larger. The pellets are then coated with chocolate and polished.
Maltesers are a spherical malt honeycomb centre, surrounded by milk chocolate. They are most popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Japan. Maltesers' are 'the lighter way to enjoy chocolate'. Maltesers, originally known as Energy Balls and aimed at slimming women, were invented by Forrest Mars Sr. in 1936.