What to cook for Father's Day

    Thank dad this Father's Day by cooking up breakfast in bed, baking him a sweet treat, or getting the barbecue blazing.

    Chocolate drop cake

    Breakfast in bed

    Duck eggs and asparagus wrapped in baconDoes your dad love bacon and eggs for breakfast? Keep it simple, but a bit more special with Soft-boiled duck egg with bacon & asparagus soldiers, served with coffee and the Sunday papers. Or try...

    Dad's special brunch
    Gordon's eggs Benedict
    American blueberry pancakes 



    Fire up the barbecue

    Beef burgersEveryone loves a good burger. These ultimate cheeseburgers will have dad, and the rest of the family, wishing it was Father's Day every day. Or try...

    Pork & peach kebabs with Little Gem salad
    Seared steak with chimichurri dressing
    Warm duck salad with walnut & orange dressing
    Chicken wings with cumin, lemon & garlic 
    Barbecued pork with sage, lemon & prosciutto


    Cakes and bakes dad will love

    Banana cakeLet dad take the load off his feet on his special day. A slice of banana cake and a cup of tea is guaranteed to make his day a little more special. Or try...

    Dad's chocolate drop cakes
    Chocolate brownie cake
    No-bake orange cheesecake
    Starry toffee cake squares
    Tutti frutti rounds


    More ideas to please dad...

    All pie recipes
    All barbecue recipes
    All breakfast recipes

    PS... Adult guidance is essential whenever recipes require kids to get close to the cooker.

    For even more ideas to make your dad's day, have a look at our Father's Day recipe collection.

    Comments, questions and tips

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    9th Jun, 2015
    Great idea to get the kids helping in the kitchen to create a special meal for Dad! Breakfast in bed is always a favourite in my house - and I've found a super easy way to do it. http://veg-inabox.co.uk/ have made up a Father's Day food box with loads of goodies that look delicious. Just what Dad needs!
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