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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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  • Pirate ship and treasure island

    Pirate ship and treasure island cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    A stunning children's birthday chocolate cake with hidden treasure buried on a sandy desert island for the kids to dig into

  • Easy chocolate cupcakes

    Easy chocolate cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.57 ratings

    These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life

  • Chocolate owl cake

    Chocolate owl cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.52 ratings

    A fun chocolate birthday cake decorated with buttons, biscuits and marzipan - bound to be a hit with young children

  • Guava & passion fruit lollies

    Guava & passion fruit lollies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Keep the kids cool this summer with these simple - and refreshingly healthy - ice lollies

  • Mini polenta pizza bites on small coloured plates

    Mini polenta pizza bites

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    Get little ones to help out making these gluten-free pizza bites. They're ideal for a kid's party where some children may be coeliac, or have a gluten intolerance

  • Really easy lemonade

    Easy lemonade

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Try our easy recipe for homemade lemonade, using fresh lemon juice and sugar. A simple classic that everyone can enjoy on a hot summer's day.

  • Cookies & cream party cake

    Cookies & cream party cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.72 ratings

    Stack up our best ever chocolate sponges and smother in an Oreo biscuit icing to make this towering celebration cake

  • Cheese & fruit sticks

    Cheese & fruit sticks

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    A firm favourite with children, these sticks are ready in seconds

  • Fire engine cake

    Fire engine cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Stun a crowd and get creative with this themed celebration cake - details include a chocolate ladder, icing water splash and toy firemen

  • Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.96 ratings

    These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

  • Cheeseburger & chips

    Cheeseburger & chips

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.44 ratings

    Homemade burgers and chips beat shop-bought every time. Why not make double and freeze a batch?

  • Slices of iced brownies

    Gooey brownies

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.50 ratings

    Make our rich, gooey brownies with the kids for an easy dessert or baking project. These fudgy chocolate squares are delicious with ice cream

  • Courgette muffins

    Courgette muffins

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Get kids busy in the kitchen with these scrummy courgette muffins, perfect for cooks aged between 8-14

  • Chocolate cake with decorations and sprinkles

    Chocolate traybake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    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

  • Unicorn biscuits

    Unicorn biscuits

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.34 ratings

    Swirly vanilla cookies, edged with sprinkles and stars – these unicorn-inspired biscuits are ideal for kids' parties or as a fun home baking activity

  • Chocolate fudge cake

    Chocolate fudge cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.155 ratings

    You just can't beat a good chocolate cake, and this one is guaranteed to disappear as soon as you cut the first slice

  • Holiday pizzas

    Holiday pizzas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    The latest in our cooking with kids series looks at kneading, rolling and sauce skills- then let your child build their own pizza from their favourite toppings

  • 4 frozen banana lollies decorated with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries

    Frozen banana lollies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

  • Summer party cake 2016

    Summer party cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    This generous cake is big enough to feed a crowd and is a combination of all our favourite summer ingredients: strawberries, Victoria sponge, meringues, fresh cream, white chocolate and buttery shortbread

  • Fairy cakes being iced

    Fairy cakes

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    Perfect for a bake sale, kid's party or sweet afternoon snack, these iced cupcakes are the simplest sponges around and can be decorated as you like

  • Funfetti cake

    Funfetti cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.46 ratings

    Perfect for a party, this rainbow-speckled cake screams 'celebrate'! Pipe creamy vanilla icing and scatter over sprinkles for a showstopping cake that adults and kids will love

  • Broccoli & potato croquettes

    Broccoli & potato croquettes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

    These crunchy croquettes are both a stealthy way to get more vegetables into your kids as well as a great vegetarian party nibble

  • Happy lion birthday cake

    Happy lion birthday cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    This colourful animal sponge is sure to be the mane event at any party! Perfect for kids, the simple yogurt vanilla sponge has a buttercream and novelty sugar paste icing decoration

  • Snappy dinosaur cake

    Dinosaur cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This show-stopping party cake is deceptively easy to make and looks really professional. Ideal for kid's birthdays, try this colourful decorated vanilla sponge with bite


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