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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

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...]

Baking with Kids: Sweetheart Jam Drops Recipe

Baking with Kids: Jam drop recipe

These were so fun to make with my toddler and were VERY popular with everyone in the house! A sweetheart twist on the good old jam drop - what's not to love! Jam Drops Recipe You will need: 125gm butter 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups plain flour 1 … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Pink Jelly Fluff Recipe

Jelly Fluff Recipe

When it comes to cooking with kids I like to keep things simple, and with just three ingredients in this jelly fluff recipe it sure is simple! I also love that it provides Immy (who is nearly seven) with the chance to put to use some of her more advanced kitchen skills, including safely managing … [Read more...]

21 Tasty Treats Perfect for Kids’ Christmas Celebrations

Kids Christmas treat recipes

With the festive season almost upon us we are already receiving details for end of year school Christmas events and parties for out-of-school activities. For most of these we are asked to take a plate to share so today I have collected together 21 recipes for simple to make, super tasty Christmas … [Read more...]