Family friendly cooking isn’t just about fairy cakes. We’ve compiled a list of sweet and savoury goodies that are perfect for baking with the kids on a grey, rainy day. What’s even better? When you know what’s gone into your kids treats you’ll know that they’re not only delicious, but nutritious as well!
Chocolate and children go together like peas and carrots. This chocolate applesauce cake recipe from Robin Hood is the perfect bite sized snack for a rainy day. Applesauce in a cake? Who’d have thought that would work! The applesauce replaces oil when making the cake. This removes unneeded extra calories, makes the cake super moist and the kids will have no idea they are eating something good for them! With a sprinkling of chocolate chips and walnuts you’re tots will be gobbling them up in no time, if the parents don’t get there first!
Look epic don’t they? Like something that would be full of sugar, bad for teeth and waistlines. But wait! These are more than just good looking they are good for you as well. These frozen banana pops from Fettle Vegan are fun to make and even more enjoyable to taste. What’s even better? You can make them with whatever you want. Chocolate? Ok! Peanut Butter? Even better! Yogurt? Why not?!
Ok, ok! So maybe this one isn’t so nutritious, but it is fun to make! These no bake Oreo cake pops from Jo Cooks are fantastic. All you’ll need is three simple ingredients plus whatever you want to roll them in. Perfect for rainy days, birthday parties or snack time they are super simple and oh so tasty!
Have picky eaters? This next one is for you. Pizza time in our homes revolves around pizzas that are half this and half that, to cater or at least try to for everyone’s different tastes. Then we found these homemade french bread pizzas from The Pioneer Woman. So incredibly easy to make; you don’t even need to use french bread! Long gone are the days of half and half pizzas. Hello, homemade pizzas where everyone chooses their own toppings!
Who doesn’t love Nutella or brownies? Put them together and it’s baking heaven. With only three ingredients needed these nutella brownies from Kirbie Cravings getting the kids involved in making them will be effortless. Chewy, fudgy and chocolately…sounds like the perfect addition to a rainy bank holiday weekend!
I think we’ve just found our breakfast idea for the weekend! Omelettes in a bag from Texans United makes creating omelettes a breeze. Kids will love choosing their own ingredients and squishing it all together. Ready in just a few minutes that’s fun and breakfast….sorted.
A full day of cooking with kids from breakfast to snacks and even dessert. They’ll love helping out in the kitchen and they won’t even mind if it’s raining outside!
Title Image Credit: MJBLoves