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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

3 Ingredient Banana Cake – Baked in the Slow Cooker!

3 Ingredient Banana Cake Cooked in the Slow Cooker

A 3 ingredient banana cake??? I know you are thinking no way! How is that possible? At least that is what I thought when I saw comments made on Facebook about a similar cake. But you know what? It does work! And more than that, you cook it in the slow cooker. No hot kitchen to contend with! Here's … [Read more...]

Snacks for Kids: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

Kids Snack Ideas: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

For me, toast with cinnamon sugar totally epitomises childhood and these cinnamon chips took less than 12 minutes to make, start to finish, with the help of a toddler! They are the perfect addition to a fruit plate or served alone as dippers with yoghurt. Of course, my pint-sized apprentice insisted … [Read more...]

Marshmallow & Cranberry Oat Cookies

Cranberry and Marshmallow Cookie Recipe

To be honest with you this recipe sort of came around by accident! I had been planning on making sultana (raisin) and apricot oat cookies as a lunch box treat but when I went to the pantry my 3 year old had eaten all of the sultanas and there weren't enough dried apricots left to justify using … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins Recipe

With some apples that really needed to be used up we all decided it was time for a break from the yummy Anzac Slice that I have been baking for lunch boxes and after school snacks (it is a big hit with all the family!). An order was put in for apple muffins. Now, I couldn't go past adding some … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Anzac Slice

Lunch Box Recipe Ideas: Anzac Slice - One Recipe Three Ways

Anzac biscuits have been a classic in Australia and New Zealand since World War 1. Baked by family to send to military personnel serving far from home, the ingredients didn't spoil easily and stood up well to transportation across countries, continents and the oceans in between. They were also … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

I know Chocolate Crackles are an Australian and New Zealand party classic but they really are too good not to share with the rest of the world. For those living afar, I liken Chocolate Crackles to Rice Krispies Treats...but better! And these Double Chocolate Crackles are absolutely heavenly for … [Read more...]

Easter Hot Cross Scones Recipe

Hot Cross Scones Recipe for Easter. A simpler version of Hot Cross Buns, perfect for cooking with kids.

Today regular contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, shares a fabulous twist on the traditional hot cross bun. And this one's great for cooking with kids! We love Hot Cross Buns, especially the ones without any fruit in them.  While I have made Hot Cross Buns from scratch I prefer to buy … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: The Blind Taste Test

Cooking with kids: The blind taste test. Are your children brave enough to take the test???

Do your children love to help you cook? Are they brave enough for a blind taste test in the kitchen??? This is a fun activity for children who are more on the adventurouss side when it comes to food experiences and trying new things. Next time you are in the kitchen preparing a meal together, … [Read more...]