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Baking with kids: 20 recipes to make your school holiday a delicious one

Head to the baking aisle of your local supermarket and stock up on all the ingredients for these tantalising treats!

by: Tessa Purdon | 11 Jun 2019
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The mid-year school holidays are upon us and if you're a parent that finds it a challenge to keep your kids entertained, we're here to lend a hand – because who doesn't enjoy time in the kitchen baking something delicious? Plus there’s the obvious advantage of getting to eat everything afterwards! 

Here’s our list of the most drool-worthy and kid-friendly recipes on Food24. 

Start preheating your oven and gather your mixing bowls; there’s lip-smacking fare ahead! 

1. Fudgy chocolate and Marie Biscuit squares 

2. Raw peanut butter date bars 

3. Classic vanilla cupcakes

4. Cashew nut brownies

5. Cranberry seed and oat crunchies

crunchies recipes

6. Funfetti macarons 

7. Salted caramel thumbprint cookies 

8. Banana bread 

9. Low carb Hertzoggies 

10. Mini Marmite, cheese and corn quiches

mini marmite quiches

11. Nutty tartlets 

12. 40-Second microwave yoghurt cheesecakes 

13. Cheat's cinnamon rolls 

14. Funfetti shortbread biscuits

15. Popcorn choc chip cookies

popcorn choc chip cookie recipe

16. Pecan pie cheesecake bars

17. Marshmallow log chocolate éclairs 

18. Marmite cheese scones 

19. Toblerone and dark chocolate biscotti

20. Chocolate and caramel crumble squares

caramel crumble bar recipe


Recipes that even kids can make

Have you ever watched reality cooking shows like Junior MasterChef, Man vs Child or Kids Baking Championship? It's quite incredible what an 11 year old can cook! I mean braised beef cheek ravioli with puréed asparagus and fennel gratin?! Hell's bells. These kids mean business.


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