Chocolate fridge cake

Top 5 recipes to make with cereal

Fancy a no-fuss project to make with the kids? Discover our easiest ever cereal recipes, from rice pop doughnuts to traditional cornflake cakes and chocolate nests…

Kids aren’t famous for their patience, so when it comes to whipping up a quick treat these projects are ideal. Quick, easy and delicious, they don’t even require the use of an oven…

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Crispy chocolate fridge cake

This recipe uses rice pops, sultanas and crushed biscuits and has something of the rocky road vibe about it. It only takes about 15 minutes to create and should hold the attention of young children and teens alike.

Crispy chocolate fridge cake

Also watch our video for step-by-step instructions on how to make fridge cake.

Rice pop doughnuts

These simple steps have been specifically written so children can lead the way, and it’s bound to be the best thing you ever do with a packet of popped rice. You can buy doughnut moulds that work perfectly with this mixture, or simply pat the mix out in a tray, leave to set and cut out your shapes with round cutters – the kids will happily help get rid off the offcuts too.

Rice pop doughnuts

Chocolate cornflake cakes

You need just 15 minutes and four ingredients to make these little beauties – the perfect short but sweet introduction to baking for young children. But be warned, the cakes won’t hang around for long so if you’re feeding a crowd you might want to double up…

Chocolate cornflake cakes 

Shredded Wheat nests

So simple to create, these chocolate treats have a great nest-like texture and make a perfect Easter project. Top with mini chocolate eggs for a finishing flourish and the kids should be beyond happy… 

Shredded Wheat nests

Chocolate tiffin Easter nest

This recipe is a bit more of a project, but it’s great as a celebration cake and the kids will love mixing in the ingredients and decorating with broken pretzels and chocolate eggs…

Chocolate tiffin Easter nest

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What’s the best thing you’ve ever made with cereal? Have you tried any of our recipes? We’d love to hear from you below…