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Kids' baking recipes

62 Recipes

Grab a mini pinny and get baking with the children using our triple-tested recipes for cookies, cakes, puddings and even bread.

Vanilla cupcakes

3.69565

(23 ratings)

Decorate these easy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream and the topping of your choice. They're super-simple to make and taste divine – great as a teatime treat...
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry & pistachio tea cake

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Add raspberry icing to this pistachio tea cake and you'll not only get a lovely pop of colour but fabulous flavour too. It's perfect for afternoon tea...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy cornflake tart

5

(8 ratings)

Make this cornflake cake for a fabulously easy family dessert that uses simple ingredients. With a pastry case and jam base, it's delicious served with custard...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon doughnuts

4

(1 rating)

Bake these simple watermelon doughnuts for a fun kids' treat. They're easier than you think and perfect for a summer celebration...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mini quiches

0

(0 ratings)

Pack these mini quiches with bacon and cheese for a picnic. Great for feeding a hungry crowd, plus you can make them a day ahead and even freeze them
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate chip muffins

4.46154

(13 ratings)

Make these easy chocolate chip muffins with kids over the weekend or school holidays. They take just 15 minutes prep and are a guaranteed family favourite
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cake pops

4.4

(10 ratings)

These fun cake pops are easy to make and great for parties. Kids and adults will love these colourful chocolate-covered bites
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

4.375

(8 ratings)

Make a kids' classic with these chocolate Rice Krispie cakes and decorate with sweets, nuts or dried fruit for the ultimate hometime treat...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Double-dipped shortbread cookies

5

(1 rating)

What could be better than shortbread biscuits? Shortbread double-dipped in milk and white chocolate! They're sure to go down a storm with family and friends...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ubercorn biscuits

0

(0 ratings)

These fantastic Ubercorn biscuits are perfect for a Go Jetters party or to make as presents – they even have a hidden surprise inside...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Simple iced biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

Make these sweet iced letters and numbers with your kids during school holidays. They'll have fun making them and then devour them once ready...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Volcano cake

4

(2 ratings)

Make our spectacular exploding volcano cake complete with eruption effect for a showstopping children's treat. Decorate with chocolate and sweets...
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry muffins

4.604165

(48 ratings)

Make these super easy blueberry muffins for a fun weekend bake. You're just a few simple steps away from bite-sized blueberry treats...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Basic cookies

3.333335

(6 ratings)

Bake a batch of these easy cookies with just five ingredients – or fewer. A perfect partner to a cup of tea, you can whip them up in no time...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Unicorn poo meringues

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Make our fun, rainbow-swirled meringues with the kids – especially if they're fans of the unicorn trend. They'll love decorating these cute little treats...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Super-easy birthday cake

3

(2 ratings)

Children love colour, so what could be better than a birthday cake with two different coloured sponges made from one mixture and a colourful icing?
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

5

(1 rating)

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cloud meringues

0

(0 ratings)

We're on cloud nine! Make these fluffy meringue clouds with the kids and fill them with rainbow sprinkles for a colourful surprise...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

3.666665

(12 ratings)

The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger children will enjoy rolling the dough into balls and thumbprinting. Older kids can make them on their own
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hedgehog rolls

5

(5 ratings)

Introduce kids to the art of breadmaking with this fun and easy starter recipe. These mini hedgehog rolls are the cutest bake you'll ever make...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peach melba pop pies

5

(1 rating)

These easy peasy pies are stuffed with flavour and are great fun for little fingers to decorate
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cookie dough pizza

4.833335

(6 ratings)

We've seen pizza in all sorts of varieties, but this has to be our favourite. Top your cookie dough pizza base with any treats that take your fancy...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mixed fruit tart

5

(1 rating)

This tasty tart is a great introduction to pastry and gives budding young chefs a chance to flex their creative muscles as they decorate with vanilla mascarpone and a variety of berries
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sticky upside-down banana cake

4.636365

(11 ratings)

Edd Kimber gives us an irresistible new take on the seventies classic. This stunning upside-down cake makes a great cooking project for teen cooks
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moon cycle cupcakes

5

(3 ratings)

Budding star gazers, bake your way through the moon cycle with our tasty chocolate cupcakes. Arrange them in the right order to make a gorgeous display and test your science skills
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

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