Top 5 easy bakes for kids

Enjoy baking these easy recipes with your kids. They'll love making and decorating biscuits, muffins, Rice Krispie nests, puddings and a stunning birthday cake. 

Birthday cake on a stand with pink frosting and two kids eating

Spend time in the kitchen with your little ones and teach them some invaluable baking skills. From pretty iced biscuits to a moreish butterscotch pudding, these recipes are super easy to make and everyone will enjoy devouring the results afterwards...
 

Simple iced biscuits

Iced biscuit numbers and letter shapes

Use a simple biscuit dough to make some fun letter and number shapes. These tasty biscuits only take 20 minutes to bake before you can decorate them. So arm your kids with some coloured icing pens and let their creativity go wild!

Simple iced biscuits


Super-easy birthday cake

Birthday sponge cake with pink frosting and candles

Celebrate a special occasion with this simple yet stunning birthday cake. Split the cake mixture in two to make chocolate and vanilla sponges which children can help mix together. To complete this colourful showstopper, sandwich the two layers together and top with a pretty pink frosting. They'll love experimenting with pink food colouring to make a shade of their choice. 

Super-easy birthday cake


Chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate chip muffins in a tray and on a wire rack

Reinvent the flavours of your favourite cookies in the form of a fluffy chocolate chip muffin. They only take 15 mins to prep and are perfect for popping into lunchboxes as a break time snack.

Chocolate chip muffins


Chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

Chocolate rice crispy cupcakes in a variety of stripy cases

Whip up some tasty treats with a classic childhood cereal. These cute Rice Krispie cakes are so simple to make and don't need an oven. Just leave them to set in the fridge for an hour and then get decorating with sweets, nuts or dried fruit.

Chocolate Rice Krispie cakes


Self-saucing butterscotch pudding

Butterscotch cake in a large dish and plated up with a bowl of ice cream

Treat the whole family to an indulgent and gooey syrup pudding. The sponge is simple to make and the all-in-one mixture means you won't need to make a sauce on the side. This pud is best served hot with ice cream. Little sticky fingers won't be able to keep away!

Self-saucing butterscotch pudding

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