Blueberry pancake traybake in a square tin with palette knife

Kids’ dessert recipes

Teach kids how to make some of their favourite puddings. From cupcakes and brownies to pancakes and ice cream, these easy recipes suit a range of ages.

14 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this blueberry and orange traybake pancake at the end of a family dinner for a crowd-pleasing dessert. Swap the blueberries for raspberries, if you like

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
500 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

45 mins
Easy
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30 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This American-style chocolate traybake is super-easy, can be prepared in advance and cuts into even portions. It's perfect for birthday parties or bake sales

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.1 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
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Bake peanut butter cookies and blitz frozen bananas with cream and vanilla to make this impressive speedy dessert. Kids will think they've hit the jackpot

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
20 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
164 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We're on cloud nine! Make these fluffy meringue clouds with the kids and fill them with rainbow sprinkles for a colourful surprise

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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
643 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Need a guaranteed crowd-pleasing cake that's easy to make? This super-squidgy chocolate fudge cake with smooth icing is an instant baking win

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Children and adults will love this – part recipe, part science experiment. Milk transforms into delicious colourful ice cream in front of your eyes

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These fantastic Ubercorn biscuits are perfect for a Go Jetters party or to make as presents – they even have a hidden surprise inside

1 hr and 10 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A no-churn ice cream that's low-fat, superhealthy and counts as one of your five-a-day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
13 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Our striped zebra pancakes with chocolate syrup make a stunning breakfast, brunch or even dessert dish. Both kids and grown-ups will love them

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create a pop-up bar for teens that serves ice cream sundaes. Choose the flavours everyone likes and offer a range of toppings so guests can help themselves

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

An easy chocolate fridge cake with biscuits, marshmallows and nuts that's quick to prepare and great for bake sales and afternoon tea breaks

20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

It's just not a party without unicorn cupcakes. Try these easy vanilla sponges with mesmerising rainbow-swirled buttercream and chocolate button and sprinkle decoration

50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A sized-up, super chocolatey twist on the classic American campfire treat. This s'mores dip will be gone before you can say 'mini marshmallow'

17 mins
Easy
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