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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 – the perfect treat.


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  • Egg-less mayo sandwiches on a red plate

    Egg-less mayo sandwiches

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake served on a cake stand

    Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.67 ratings

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

  • Unicorn cupcakes

    Unicorn cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

    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

  • Rice pop doughnuts

    Rice pop doughnuts

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate cake with sprinkles cut into squares on board

    Vegan chocolate party traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Mermaid cake with a slice cut out

    Mermaid cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Pizza fondue dip with pepperoni topping and garlic bread

    Pizza fondue dip

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Quick pitta pizzas

    Quick pitta pizzas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.25 ratings

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

  • Hedgehog cake

    Hedgehog cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.26 ratings

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

  • Summer sausage rolls

    Summer sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.67 ratings

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

  • Gravity-defying sweetie cake

    Gravity-defying sweetie cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.43 ratings

    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

  • S'mores dip 2016

    S'mores dip

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.14 ratings

    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'

  • A selection of chocolate fudge sprinkle-crinkle biscuits

    Chocolate fudge sprinkle-crinkle biscuits

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Sticky hoisin sausages

    Sticky hoisin sausages

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Pretty princess cake

    Pretty princess cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Smoothie jellies with ice cream

    Smoothie jellies with ice cream

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Vanilla party cake

    Vanilla party cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.46 ratings

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

  • Surprise piñata football cake

    Surprise piñata football cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Birthday biscuits

    Birthday biscuits

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Castle cake

    Easy castle cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Mini sausage rolls on a board with tomato ketchup

    Mini sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

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

  • Volcano-shaped chocolate cake topped with sweets

    Easy volcano cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Pizza puff pinwheels

    Pizza puff pinwheels

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.40 ratings

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

  • Sticky popcorn pots

    Toffee popcorn

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Put on your favourite movie and whip up a batch of our simple toffee popcorn for a special film night treat


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