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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.

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
22 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
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4 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
21 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
14 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
6 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
133 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
11 ratings 4.8 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
5 ratings 4.0 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
91 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

1 hr
Easy
62 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The natural sweetness of fruit and a drizzle of agave syrup means less added sugar is needed 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
6 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
82 ratings 3.9 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
59 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
19 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
30 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer pud for a lunch party, or treat with afternoon tea

40 mins
Easy
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