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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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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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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Banana-choc yogurt cake

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Banana-choc yogurt cake

To minimise washing up, we’ve used one yogurt pot to measure out the wet ingredients...

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Banana oat flapjacks

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Banana oat flapjacks

This banana flapjack recipe is packed with oats to keep you fuller for longer and...

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Peanut butter fudge

Fudge recipes

Peanut butter fudge

Give this gorgeous peanut butter fudge away as an edible gift (if you can bring...

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Vanilla, fennel and honey ‘Mini Milks’

Mini dessert recipes

Vanilla, fennel and honey ‘Mini Milks’

Homemade ‘Mini Milks’ just got sophisticated in this retro dessert recipe for a classic childhood...

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Tear ‘n’ share sticky iced buns

Sweet bread recipes

Tear ‘n’ share sticky iced buns

Sticky iced buns make a simple but satisfying sweet treat and are surprisingly simple to...

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Oatmeal and raisin cookies

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Oatmeal and raisin cookies

These easy oatmeal cookies are packed with oats and raisins, perfect for a healthy snack...

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Jam tarts

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Jam tarts

Jam tarts are so easy to make, a real family favourite. You can use any...

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