Want to do some baking with the kids? Looking for fun activities with an indulgent reward? Try our ideas then check out our easy baking ideas.


Best bakes to make with kids

Peanut butter thumbprint cookies

These peanut butter thumbprint cookies use the family-favourite sandwich filling, peanut butter and jam, in a fun new way. They're best eaten the day they're made.

Peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Creme Egg brownie cake

Chocolate cake + Cadbury's Creme Eggs = HEAVEN. Whip up our chocolate traybake with the little ones for a special treat.

Creme Egg Brownie Cake Recipe

Easter trash tiffin

Use left-over chocolate and Easter eggs to create this indulgent fruit and nut chocolate tiffin – no oven required.

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Jammie Dodgers blondies

Check out these super easy super fun blondies using classic children's biscuit, Jammie Dodgers. These fudgy moreish white chocolate blondies are a great alternative to a traditional chocolate brownie.

White Chocolate Blondie Recipe with Jammie Dodgers

Chocolate chip cookies

Check out our best chocolate chip cookie recipe, soft and chewy in the middle with a perfectly crisp outside. Packed with oozing chocolate, they'll go down a treat with the whole family.

Chocolate chip cookies topped with sea salt flakes

Butterfly cakes

Kids will love these classic cakes with their buttercream topping. Go wild and add food colouring if you fancy brightening up the ‘butterflies’.

A selection of butterfly cupcakes on a wire cake stand

Easter rocky road

This super simple, super fun and super moreish rocky road with chocolate eggs is perfect for an easy Easter baking project.

Easter Rocky Road Recipe

Frosted lemon fairy cakes

These cute little lemon cupcakes would work equally well for a kids' party or just a sweet afternoon snack. They're simple to make, so the kids can get properly involved.

Easy Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

Easiest ever chocolate fudge cake

This chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for children to get involved with.


Easter biscuits

Loaded with Maltesers Mini Bunnies, Galaxy Golden Eggs and M&M’s Eggs, these easy biscuits make a fun Easter baking project for the whole family.

A selection of Easter cookies topped with coloured M&M eggs, Maltesers bunnies and golden eggs

Caramel banana blondies

This easy tray bake is packed with white chocolate, banana and rich caramel. Serve at teatime or warm with a scoop of ice-cream for pudding.

For more baking ideas and recipe inspiration, try our banana recipes and banana bread recipes.

Caramel Banana Blondies Recipe

Jam tarts

This is a perfect tea-time recipe. Recruit the kids to help you dolloping jam into the delicate pastry cases and use different jams to get a multicoloured plateful.

Mini jam tarts on a serving plate, with multicoloured jam fillings

Croissant cinnamon buns

Get the kids involved with this simple cinnamon bun recipe using Jus-Rol croissant dough, making them extra flaky and extra crispy.

12 croissant cinnamon rolls served on a cooling rack on a dark blue board

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