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30 Recipes

Healthy snacks and fun cakes for children.

Pirate ship and treasure island cake

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(1 ratings)
A stunning children's birthday chocolate cake with hidden treasure buried on a sandy desert island for the kids to dig into
3 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Fire engine cake

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Stun a crowd and get creative with this themed celebration cake - details include a chocolate ladder, icing water splash and toy firemen
2 hours and 40 minutes
Moderately easy

Hedgehog cake

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(2 ratings)
A celebration cake with a touch of woodland style, this chocolate cake is decorated with edible spikes, buttercream and chocolate details
2 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Surprise piñata football cake

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Slice into this sensational mint chocolate celebration cake and let the hidden sweets pour out for your party guests to enjoy
3 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Easy castle cake

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A magical three-tiered sponge cake that's simple to make, but no one would ever guess...
3 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Pretty princess cake

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Pull out all the stops with this sensational celebration cake, a princess doll enrobed in pretty pink and white icing - perfect for a special birthday party
3 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

Smoothie jellies with ice cream

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(5 ratings)
A good alternative to sugary jelly and the perfect treat for a kids party
1 hour and 7 minutes
Moderately easy

Blancmange bunny on green jelly grass

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Set creamy homemade jelly in a retro rabbit mould and present on a playful lime 'grass' - a kids' party classic
25 minutes
Easy

Volcano cake

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(3 ratings)
Decorate a towering chocolate sponge with sweets and molten toffee 'lava' to create a dazzling children's treat
2 hours and 15 minutes
Easy

Birthday biscuits

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(14 ratings)
These ring biscuits are perfect for parties and work well in any shape, get the kids to help
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chocolate birthday cake

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(84 ratings)
We used colourful candles rather than artificial sweets to brighten up this tasty birthday cake
45 minutes
Easy

Mini sausage rolls

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(40 ratings)
Everybody's favourite party food. John Torode's trick is to add water to the sausage mix, which makes the pastry puff up
50 minutes
Easy

Pizza puff pinwheels

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(27 ratings)
Make the ideal supper treat for under 5's
35 minutes
Easy

Sticky popcorn pots

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(8 ratings)
Get your favourite DVD out and whip up some popcorn for a special movie night in
5 minutes
Easy

Easy chocolate cupcakes

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(32 ratings)
These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life
40 minutes
Easy

Birthday bug cake

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(20 ratings)
Children will love the butterfly and ladybird decorations on this colourful cake – and you'll love its simplicity
2 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Chocolate owl cake

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(23 ratings)
A fun chocolate birthday cake decorated with buttons, biscuits and marzipan - bound to be a hit with young children
2 hours
Easy

Guava & passion fruit lollies

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Keep the kids cool this summer with these simple - and refreshingly healthy - ice lollies
10 hours
Easy

Really easy lemonade

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(27 ratings)
A simple classic that everyone can enjoy. Perfect on a hot summer's day
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cheese & fruit sticks

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A perrennial favourite with children, these sticks are ready in seconds
5 minutes
Easy

Marshmallows dipped in chocolate

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Kids will love making these sweet chewy lollipops decorated with melted chocolate and cake sprinkles
15 minutes
Easy

Chocolate fudge cupcakes

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(51 ratings)
These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties
1 hour
Easy

Cheeseburger & chips

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(25 ratings)
Homemade burgers and chips beat shop-bought every time. Why not make double and freeze a batch?
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Alex's mega brownies

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Ten-year-old Alex from London shares this recipe for easy, really rich brownies
45 minutes
Easy

Frosted carrot squares

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Get kids aged 8-14 busy in the kitchen this weekend, making this classic teatime treat
1 hour
Easy

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