Kids' favourite dishes

Find a whole host of favourite foods and sweet treats in our collection, including baguette pizzas, vegetable bolognese, chocolate toffee crispy bakes and marshmallow sandwiches.

Kids' favourite dishes
Vegetable bolognese

Vegetable bolognese

Everybody loves spag bol and every veggie or vegan will love you for making this vegetable bolognese. And it's a foolproof way of getting kids to eat their vegetables.

Cheat's lasagne

Cheat's lasagne

A cheat's lasagne for when you don't have time for the full monty.

Bangers and mash, mustard gravy and apple wedges

Bangers and mash, mustard gravy and apple wedges

Tuck into a plate of Britain's traditional pub fare – those wholesome staples, bangers and mash.

Cheat’s chicken goujons

Cheat’s chicken goujons

This goujon recipe is bound to please both kids and adults alike, plus these chicken treats are proof that making your own beats shop-bought ones.

Quick curried noodles

Quick curried noodles

Noodles are filling and fun, and kids will enjoy making and eating this mildly spicy noodle recipe.

Baguette pizzas

Baguette pizzas

Keep the kids occupied by letting them create their own pizza toppings.

Easy tuna pasta

Easy tuna pasta

This tuna pasta recipe is so easy, you could even make it over a campfire using just one pan.

Fish fingers and chips

Fish fingers and chips

This is classic childhood food at its very best, whether you're bringing back happy memories or starting new ones

Crispy prawns

Crispy prawns

Semolina makes a brilliant crispy coating for these lightly spiced prawns. This simple recipe is suitable for children to make.

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Meatloaf is a nutritious, filling meal that kids will love; and at around £4 to make for an average family, it will be popular with mum too.

Chicken drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks

Cook these chicken drumsticks for supper but keep a few for your child’s lunchbox

Chocolate-dipped mango and apricot

Chocolate-dipped mango and apricot

Tropical fruits dipped in chocolate make healthy nibbles for kids.

Chewy seedy oat and apricot bars

Chewy seedy oat and apricot bars

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen says that these bars are "great for the kids’ lunchboxes – and your coffee break.”

Chocolate sponge with chocolate custard

Chocolate sponge with chocolate custard

This pudding brings back memories of that rare school dinner treat – the pudding every kid loved, with soft, springy chocolate sponge squares coated in thick chocolate custard. School food, but good. Here it’s back and better than ever.

Gingerbread house

Gingerbread house

To keep the kids busy over the holidays, help them make this gingerbread house. Then lay out bowls of sweets and chocolates and leave them to decorate it.

Easy coconut and chocolate cake

Easy coconut and chocolate cake

Show kids how much fun baking can be - they'll be converts for life once they've tasted this easy coconut and chocolate cake recipe.

Little raspberry muffins

Little raspberry muffins

Use this basic recipe and vary the fruit, depending on what is available. Apples, blueberries, pears or blackberries all work well.

Marshmallow and honeycomb sandwiches

Marshmallow and honeycomb sandwiches

Children will love these fun treats packed with marshmallow, raspberries and honeycomb.

Magic cakes

Magic cakes

These beautiful cakes are easy to prepare - and a lot of fun to make with children.

Chocolate and orange slice

Chocolate and orange slice

These tempting treats are perfect for kids to make for a party.

Chocolate raisin clusters

Chocolate raisin clusters

This chocolate raisin clusters recipe is great fun to make with kids.

Chocolate toffee crispy cakes

Chocolate toffee crispy cakes

These cakes are an absolute classic, and a must for any trainee cook.

Peppermint creams

Peppermint creams

All children love to roll out dough and cut out shapes – it reminds them of Playdough! Try this easy recipe for peppermint creams!

Snowball cookies

Snowball cookies

These easy cookies really are something special – they melt in the mouth and are great fun to make. Kids and adults alike will love them.

Stained-glass window biscuits

Stained-glass window biscuits

These fab biscuits look so pretty with the sweets in the middle of each one. Kids will love making them.

Peanut butter and cranberry cookies

Peanut butter and cranberry cookies

If you like peanut butter and jam sandwiches, you will love these slightly crumbly cookies.

Chocolate and berry traybake

Chocolate and berry traybake

Kids (and adults) love the decoration of drizzled chocolate, fresh-tasting raspberries and sweet spongy marshmallow.

Very easy fudge

Very easy fudge

This sweet treat is fun for kids to make and tastes gorgeous.

Home-made choc ices

Home-made choc ices

There's no need to cook with this delightful dessert. Kids and adults alike will love these home-made chocolate treats, made with only three ingredients.

Crazy crepes

Crazy crepes

All kids love pancakes so Sam Scargill from St Josephs Catholic Primary School invented this scrumptious dessert. A great recipe to make with kids.

Coconut ice

Coconut ice

This coconut ice needs a day to set, so don’t be tempted to eat it beforehand.

Fruity milkshakes

Fruity milkshakes

Enjoy these quick and healthy milkshakes using strawberries or raspberries - watch the kids faces when the mixture turns pink!

Chocolate and rose cookies

Chocolate and rose cookies

If you can’t find rose-flavoured chocolate for this fragrant chocolate cookie recipe, you can add a few drops of rose water instead.

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