Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Keep children busy with some baking during school holidays; they can help you make these easy recipes – both sweet and savoury – and enjoy the results as a treat.

Try our throw-it-all-in rocky road, old-fashioned flapjacks, blueberry muffins and lots more…

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Pear, apple and cider muffins

Easy muffin recipes

Pear, apple and cider muffins

These pear and apple muffins are packed with fruit to give them an autumnal flavour,...

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Banana, chocolate and tahini loaf cake

Banana bread recipes

Banana, chocolate and tahini loaf cake

This banana and chocolate loaf uses tahini, cardamom and sesame seeds to bring a Middle...

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Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

This moreish rocky road uses Terry’s Chocolate Orange wedges as decoration for an extra chunky...

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Reindeer cupcakes

Christmas baking recipes

Reindeer cupcakes

Get the kids into the festive spirit with a spot of Christmas baking – they’ll...

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Biscoff microwave mug cake

Easy cake recipes

Biscoff microwave mug cake

Looking for a quick pick me up? This Biscoff microwave mug cake takes about 5 minutes...

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Tea and biscuit brownies

Afternoon tea recipes

Tea and biscuit brownies

Is there a more comforting combination than tea and biscuits? A brew and a bourbon...

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Banana bread

Banana bread recipes

Banana bread

Our classic banana bread recipe is simple to make and it doesn’t require much hands-on...

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Oaty maple and pecan flapjacks

Afternoon tea recipes

Oaty maple and pecan flapjacks

This classic flapjack recipe champions one of nature’s sweetest treat: maple syrup. Filled with crunchy...

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Simple cheese straws

Canapé recipes

Simple cheese straws

This scrumptious cheese straw recipe makes the perfect nibble for your Christmas cocktail party and...

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Quick rocky road

Teatime traybake recipes

Quick rocky road

Marshmallows, pecans, plump raisins and malted milk biscuits are smothered with a sweet syrupy chocolate...

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Easy butterfly cakes

Easy cake recipes

Easy butterfly cakes

Light-as-air sponge is topped with generous dollops of vanilla bean buttercream in these almost-too-good-to-eat vanilla...

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Mo-yo biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Mo-yo biscuits

Chef Peter Gordon grew up in New Zealand, where he was inspired by mum Timmy...

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Easy carrot cake

Carrot cake recipes

Easy carrot cake

This is a softly spiced carrot cake made with raisins steeped in sherry. A moreish...

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Old-fashioned flapjacks

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Old-fashioned flapjacks

You can’t beat a proper, old-fashioned flapjack – made using chunky oats and golden syrup...

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The ultimate cheese scones

Scone recipes

The ultimate cheese scones

This might just be the best cheese scones recipe ever. Debbie Major’s light and fluffy...

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Chocolate spiderweb cupcakes

Halloween recipes

Chocolate spiderweb cupcakes

Make this Halloween extra spooky with chocolate spiderweb cupcakes. Easy-to-make and even easier to eat...

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The best chocolate chip cookies

Biscuit recipes

The best chocolate chip cookies

Chewy yet crisp cookies with generous chunks of milk chocolate, topped with a sprinkling of...

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Blueberry and banana muffins

August seasonal recipes

Blueberry and banana muffins

Make these healthy blueberry and banana muffins and enjoy fresh, alongside coffee, for a breakfast....

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Banana, raisin and honey muffins

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Banana, raisin and honey muffins

Chetna Makan’s muffins are made with wholemeal flour and without refined sugar – the sweetness...

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Nigella Lawson’s chocolate biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Nigella Lawson’s chocolate biscuits

Nigella Lawson calls these simple chocolate biscuits ‘Granny Boyd’s biscuits’ after her editor’s, Eugenie Boyd,...

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Sweetshop crispy treats

Sweetshop crispy treats

A trip and a tribute to the sweetshop all in one cake – kids and...

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Meringue Christmas tree decorations

Christmas baking recipes

Meringue Christmas tree decorations

These snow-white meringue wreaths make eye catching edible decorations for your Christmas tree. Fun for...

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Chocolate truffle Advent calendar

Christmas gift recipes

Chocolate truffle Advent calendar

This homemade Advent calendar will give your loved ones 24 joyful surprises in the form...

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Brown butter jigsaw biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Brown butter jigsaw biscuits

A crumbly brown butter biscuit, with a demerara crunch, makes a great tea break treat....

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