Marshmallows dipped in chocolate

Kids’ party recipes

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

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use tofu as a substitute for egg along with dairy-free mayo to make these vegan sandwiches. They're ideal for a kids' party where some children may have an intolerance or allergy

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
55 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Who could resist our chocolate and raspberry cake? Like a Victoria sponge but better, try budget-friendly frozen raspberries for the cream

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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14 ratings 4.5 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
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These rice pop ring doughnuts are a fun activity for kids to get stuck into over the holidays. Just a few ingredients needed, no baking and plenty of sprinkles

10 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make an indulgent vegan chocolate traybake the whole family will love. This simple bake is perfect for sharing at parties or a special occasion 

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create a cake with the wow factor with our colourful ombre mermaid. It's a baking challenge but makes a magical party cake for kids and grown-ups alike

2 hrs
A challenge
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Love pizza? This fondue dip is for you, with tomato, melted cheese and pepperoni. It's great sharing food for a party. Enjoy with garlic bread or breadsticks

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love this quick supper. Experiment with different toppings such as sweetcorn and ham

20 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A celebration cake with a touch of woodland style, this chocolate cake is decorated with edible spikes, buttercream and chocolate details

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
67 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

When the weather is warmer, bring some sunshine flavours into everyone’s favourite afternoon tea and picnic snack

40 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Anti-gravity cakes are this year's must-have trend for birthdays or parties - this stunning Smartie cake will delight kids and grown-ups alike

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.6 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
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a batch of these fun chocolate fudge sprinkle-crinkle biscuits. Kids will love helping out – especially decorating with sprinkles!

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Children and adults will love these pork chipolatas in a sweet Asian sauce - delicious eaten warm or cold

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Pull out all the stops with this sensational celebration cake, a princess doll enrobed in pretty pink and white icing - perfect for a special birthday party

3 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A good alternative to sugary jelly and the perfect treat for a kids party

1 hr and 7 mins
More effort
46 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Cover the light buttery sponge of this classic celebration cake with silky-smooth meringue buttercream and colourful edible polka dots

1 hr and 55 mins
A challenge
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Slice into this sensational mint chocolate celebration cake and let the hidden sweets pour out for your party guests to enjoy

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These ring biscuits are perfect for parties and work well in any shape, get the kids to help

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

A magical three-tiered sponge cake that's simple to make, but no one would ever guess...

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
87 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Everybody's favourite party food. John Torode's trick is to add water to the sausage mix, which makes the pastry puff up

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Decorate a towering chocolate sponge with sweets and molten toffee 'lava' to create a dazzling children's treat

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make the ideal supper treat for under 5s, with ready-made pasta sauce, a little ham, grated cheese and shop-bought puff pastry

35 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get your favourite DVD out and whip up some popcorn for a special movie night in

5 mins
Easy
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