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Kids’ baking recipes

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

22 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hr
More effort
Vegetarian
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24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
More effort
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Bake these chocolate chip squares for the family. Easy to make, this traybake is ideal for cooking (and eating!) with kids

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make a whole solar system from your kitchen with our super cute planet cookies! The baking and decorating will keep even the most energetic children busy over the half-term break

1 hr and 42 mins
More effort
15 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats 

50 mins
More effort
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These easy-to-make, fudgy brownies, complete with retro decoration, marry a much-loved flavour pairing of cherry and chocolate

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
136 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make these alternative spiced Easter buns - the recipe helps with kneading, shaping, piping and division skills

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Baking homemade bread is a chance for children to get involved in the kitchen, and flowerpots just add to the fun

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
93 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

1 hr
Easy
66 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is naturally sweetened with fruit and an optional drizzle of agave syrup meaning less added sugar is required in this banana bread

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The base of these pots is a squidgy chocolate pudding. Add a layer of wild coconut grass, jelly snakes and chocolate trees for an edible jungle

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These simple favourites take just 30 minutes to make - get the kids to help

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help cook these chewy American-style biscuits - use two of them to squish vanilla ice cream into a hand-held treat

40 mins
Easy
98 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Everyone loves crispy cornflake cakes, whatever their age. Get the whole family in the kitchen to make these simple bites

15 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom

55 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Finish off a beautifully laid table with these simple, mint-iced cookies - they're fun to make with the kids!

30 mins
Easy
95 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate

1 hr
Easy
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bored of buns? Try these cute cookies instead - sure to become a family favourite

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present

37 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

You'll have most of the ingredients for this sumptuous pudding in your cupboard and fridge already. A great recipe for kids to help with

1 hr
More effort
25 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make lots, these will disappear fast says Good Food reader Lily, aged 5

40 mins
Easy
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