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Kids' party recipes

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Throwing a bash for the kids? We've got plenty of party food and drink ideas, including birthday cakes, pizza, snacks and sandwiches, for a special spread.

For more recipes to help make your celebrations special, check out our storecupboard party recipes, kids' ice lolly recipes and street party recipes.

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  • Loaded potato skins filled with bacon, cheese and spring onion

    Loaded potato skins

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy these potato skins as a relaxed starter or snack. Use chives instead of spring onion for a milder flavour, or omit the bacon for a veggie version

  • Chocolate sandwich cookie ice cream cupcakes displayed on a cake stand

    Chocolate sandwich cookie ice cream cupcakes

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Impress family and friends this summer with these cooling ice cream cupcakes. You only need a few ingredients to make them and no baking is required

  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Easy sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.29 ratings

    Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

  • Strawberry lemonade cake on a cake stand with a slice cut out

    Strawberry lemonade cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Wow guests with this showstopping celebration cake. It tastes of strawberry lemonade, with lemon-syrup-soaked sponges, a cheesecake icing, candied lemons and popping candy

  • Marshmallows dipped in chocolate

    Marshmallows dipped in chocolate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Kids will love making these sweet chewy lollipops decorated with melted chocolate and cake sprinkles

  • One caterpillar cake

    Caterpillar cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a children's birthday cake even more special with this super-cute caterpillar. Decorated with piped buttercream, it's sure to delight young party guests.

  • Next level ring doughnuts on a wire rack

    Ring doughnuts

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Master the ultimate ring doughnuts. When it comes to the execution, the devil is in the details: grab a ruler, set your timer and have a thermometer handy.

  • Party animal cake

    Party animal cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Wow guests with this animal-themed birthday cake, decorated with edible flowers. It's the perfect centrepiece cake for a children's party.

  • A number '3' birthday cake

    Number birthday cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a child's birthday special with this number cake decorated with mini meringues, biscuits, macarons and raspberries - and any other treats they like!

  • Strawberry lemonade served in a bottle and two glasses with straws

    Strawberry lemonade

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make the most of summer strawberries at your next garden party or barbecue with this fresh take on easy homemade lemonade.

  • Mini cheese & onion pasties in a container

    Cheese & onion pasties

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Rustle up these little cheese and onion pasties for a family picnic. If you won't eat all 12, they freeze well and can be cooked straight from frozen

  • A selection of fairy wand biscuits

    Fairy wand biscuits

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake these gorgeous fairy wand biscuits with kids. Finished with icing and sprinkles, they will make great party food for little ones to enjoy

  • Iced biscuits alongside icing pens

    Simple iced biscuits

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 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

  • Egg & cress club sandwiches cut into triangles

    Egg & cress club sandwich

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Enjoy these toasted egg and cress club sandwiches as part of a summer family picnic. Skewer each sandwich with a sandwich pick and serve with crisps

  • White chocolate cake pops with sprinkles on board

    Cake pops

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.56 ratings

    These fun cake pops are easy to make and great for parties. Kids and adults will love these colourful chocolate-covered bites

  • Vegetarian pizza with homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil, cut into slices

    Pizza with homemade sauce

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.39 ratings

    Make pizza for the family with a homemade base and tomato sauce. The veggie recipe is perfect to get kids involved in cooking. Top with mozzarella and fresh basil

  • Chocolate chip traybake cut into squares

    Chocolate chip traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.34 ratings

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

  • Two half watermelons filled with watermelon lemonade

    Watermelon lemonade

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    This watermelon lemonade looks amazing but is super-simple to make. It's perfect for a kids party or makes a refreshing summer drink for kids or adults

  • Ice cream cone cakes

    Ice cream cone cakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Wafer cones make an unlikely but perfect case for light custard and vanilla sponge- decorate with buttercream and your favourite ice cream toppings

  • Cheesy black bean quesadillas cut into slices

    Cheesy black bean quesadillas

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Inspire kids to start cooking with these easy cheesy black bean quesadillas. We've listed all the equipment they'll need, along with an easy-to-follow method

  • Birthday cake served with candles

    Super-easy birthday cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.16 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?

  • Rudy the reindeer roulade on some white napkins

    Rudy the reindeer roulade

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Turn a chocolate roulade into Rudy the reindeer! Kids will love helping out making this festive dessert – it's perfect for a Christmas party


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