Mini strawberry and banana milkshakes

Kids’ picnic recipes

Planning a family picnic? Children will love making these sweet and savoury treats in preparation for the big day out.

3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these cute mini fruit milkshakes for a family picnic. With three flavours to suit everyone, try banana, strawberry & raspberry and mango & coconut

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Colourful, tasty and packed with vitamins to boot, these layered salad jars are great to make with kids for a wholesome lunch or afternoon snack

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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14 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
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Packed with veggies, feta and egg, this vegetarian pastry is part tortilla, part pie. Bursting with summer colours, it'll provide the wow factor at any picnic

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Bake these easy, no-yeast ring doughnuts for a fun kids' treat. They're easier than you think and perfect for a summer celebration

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up these cod and pea fritters for an easy family dish during the week. They're also great for a packed lunch – simply serve with tomatoes and rocket

35 mins
Easy
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
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare

2 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

You can use any dried fruit, nuts or biscuits in these tasty chocolate chunks. Pineapple and mango gives them a lovely fruity twist

25 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This hearty vegan salad is 4 of your 5-a-day, rich in folate, fibre and vitamin C, plus it has lots of interesting flavours and textures

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A crisp, short pastry base and a pancetta, cherry tomato and parmesan filling make these perfectly portable tartlets ideal for picnics and summer days out

2 hrs and 15 mins
More effort
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We've given the classic sausage roll a makeover by using spicy chorizo in the filling. Perfectly portable picnic treats!

50 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This jar salad trend is a keeper! The dressing stays at the bottom of the container, and the leafy greens remain fresh and crisp until you're ready to serve

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats 

50 mins
More effort
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

We've taken everything we love about a Bakewell tart and added an American twist with peanut butter and jam or 'jelly' as they call it stateside! 

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These savoury brunch beauties can be made ahead of time and warmed up when you're ready to serve. Top with lashings of butter

45 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Use super-ripe avocados in this savoury bake, topped with crumbly cheese, sweet potato chunks and a scattering of mixed seeds

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella

28 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The traditional combination of pork bangers and flaky pastry will never get old - this version has a chutney filling

40 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Get nostalgic for childhood picnics with these springtime homemade pasties

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
5 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A child-friendly take on pasta alla genovese. Kids can help make the green sauce and toss the whole mix together

31 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
114 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This moist and fruity cake is a great way to get kids to eat fruit, you may have trouble stopping them!

2 hrs
Easy
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