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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Honey flapjacks

Baking recipes

Honey flapjacks

A simple flapjack is the perfect vehicle for showcasing the complex floral flavours of a good-quality honey. These classic flapjacks...

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Simple wholemeal loaf

Savoury bread recipes

Simple wholemeal loaf

Learn how to make a simple free-form loaf with our easy recipe. Diverse wholemeal wheat flour, such as YQ, isn’t...

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Banoffee pan-bang cookies

Cookie recipes

Banoffee pan-bang cookies

Banoffee pie fans, meet your new favourite cookie. These pan-bang cookies are laced with milk chocolate, banana chips and gooey...

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Chocolate orange pan-bang cookies

Cookie recipes

Chocolate orange pan-bang cookies

Chocolate orange fans will love this zesty take on pan-bang cookies. These wrinkly cult cookies – a social media sensation...

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Date and walnut loaf

Baking recipes

Date and walnut loaf

This classic date and walnut loaf recipe comes from Irish food writer Cherie Denham. We defy you to resist it...

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Spotted dog (Irish soda bread with sultanas)

Irish recipes

Spotted dog (Irish soda bread with sultanas)

Spotted dog is an enriched soda bread made with sugar, sultanas and egg. Cherie Denham shares her recipe for this...

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Cheese and mixed herb scones

Scone recipes

Cheese and mixed herb scones

Cherie Denham’s cheese scones are the ultimate treat with a hearty vegetable soup – a marriage of tangy cheese and...

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Soda farls

Irish recipes

Soda farls

Cherie Denham shares a favourite family recipe for soda farls, the traditional Irish bake of flattened and griddled soda bread...

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Traditional Dorset apple cake

Apple recipes

Traditional Dorset apple cake

Learn how to make a traditional Dorset apple cake with Sue Quinn’s trusty recipe, inspired by a 1932 compendium of...

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Halloween black cherry jam tarts

Halloween recipes

Halloween black cherry jam tarts

Nothing takes you back to childhood quicker than a homemade jam tart, but these gothic black cherry numbers have been...

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Manon Lagrève’s palets bretons

Biscuit recipes

Manon Lagrève’s palets bretons

Manon Lagrève shares her recipe for palets bretons. These golden, buttery shortbreads hail from Brittany and are perfect the perfect...

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Lemon pepper biscuit kisses

Biscuit recipes

Lemon pepper biscuit kisses

The lemony zing of these buttery biscuits is swiftly followed by a prickly heat of black pepper with every bite,...

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Sourdough banana bread

Banana bread recipes

Sourdough banana bread

Did you know you could make cake with sourdough starter? It adds distinctive tang to this banana bread from sourdough...

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Peanut butter and jam thumbprint cookies

Peanut butter recipes

Peanut butter and jam thumbprint cookies

Our peanut butter and jam cookies are where it’s at if you need a sweet treat fast! Peanut butter gives...

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Peanut butter and jam marble cake traybake

Teatime traybake recipes

Peanut butter and jam marble cake traybake

Our peanut butter and jam marble cake traybake sees swirls of fluffy peanut butter icing and glistening jam (or jelly...

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Alison Roman’s raspberry and ricotta cake

Baking recipes

Alison Roman’s raspberry and ricotta cake

Alison Roman’s ricotta cake with raspberries swirled through the batter is a subtly-sweet bake. The perfect easy cake recipe for...

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