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kids animal pancakes for pancake day 21/02/2020
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Healthy Animal Pancake Recipe for Kids

Pancake Day is crêpe-ing up on us… So let the kids join in with the flip-tastic fun and create their very own animal pancakes. This deliciously healthy animal-themed pancake recipe is a great way of getting fruit into the children’s diet – even those fussy eaters! Why is it important to cook with kids? It is important to involve children in the cooking process from an early age as it is an essential life skill, which allows them to employ basic concepts of early maths and science within the real... Read More

12/12/2019

Christmas Candy Gifts Recipe

Making sweets for children to give as Christmas gifts is a great idea! So why not try to make some yummy chocolate fudge, peppermint creams and snowball crispies with these easy-to-follow recipes. These two sweet treats can be made in bulk and then put into small bags tied with ribbon. How To Make Chocolate Fudge Ingredients: 300g caster sugar 160ml evaporated milk 200g marshmallows 55g butter 1/4 tspn salt 500g milk chocolate, chopped 250g plain chocolate, chopped 1 tspn vanilla extract Method: Before you begin, make sure all hands are... Read More

gingerbread heart cookies recipe 12/12/2019

Gingerbread Heart Christmas Cookies Recipe

It’s time for some yummy Christmas baking! These gingerbread heart cookies are perfect for sharing the love this Christmas and is an ideal festive baking activity for children aged 5-7 years old. Ingredients you will need: 350g plain flour 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 100g butter 175g soft light brown sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 1 egg Heart shaped cookie cutter Baking instructions: Begin by washing your hands and putting on your festive apron. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4. (Reduce heat to... Read More

halloween pumpkin cake recipe 28/09/2018

Halloween Pumpkin Cake – Recipe

How To Make Pumpkin Cake Make this ghoulishly good pumpkin cake, made with spices, chocolate chips and grated pumpkin – you can’t really taste the pumpkin, but it makes the cake extra light and moist. Younger children will have great fun helping with the baking this Halloween! Ingredients: A piece of pumpkin or squash weighing around 350g (12oz) 1 orange 175ml (12 tbspns) sunflower oil 200g (7oz) soft light brown sugar 4 medium eggs 225g (8oz) self-raising flour 1 tspn baking powder 1 tspn bicarbonate of soda 3 tspns ground cinnamon 2... Read More

Halloween spider cupcakes recipe 27/09/2018

Halloween Spiderweb Cupcakes – Recipe

How To Make Halloween Spiderweb Cupcakes Trick or treat your way to some baking with the children this Halloween and have a go at making at these spooky spider web cupcakes. Quick to make and even quicker to eat – they’re scarily delicious! Ideal for children aged 7-11 years old. Ingredients for the cupcakes: 125g butter at room temperature cut into large pieces 125g self-raising flour 125g caster sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 2-3 tbsps milk 2 large eggs Ingredients for the icing: 150g icing sugar... Read More

11/05/2018

Hidden Vegetable Macaroni Cheese Recipe for Kids

Hidden Vegetable Macaroni Cheese for Kids Promote healthy eating in your setting this National Vegetarian Week and introduce the little ones to exciting new food! This year, Vegetarian Week is taking place 13-19 May 2019 to highlight the benefits of meat-free meals. It’s extremely important to make sure that children have a well-balanced and nutritious diet to shape healthy eating habits from an early age, so why not try some healthy and tasty veggie dishes! We all know how picky kids can be when it comes to food – but... Read More

pink-berry-allergy-friendly-pancake 06/02/2018

Pink Berry Allergy-Friendly Pancake Recipe

Get your taste buds watering this Pancake Day with this colourful and fruity allergy-friendly pancake recipe by ‘Pure Family Food’. The kids are sure to love these scrumptious, bright pink pancakes – which are gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free. Make sure everyone can get involved this Shrove Tuesday with this healthy Pink Berry Pancake Recipe. Simply follow this easy pancake recipe for wonderful results. Pink Berry Free-From Pancake Recipe: Serves: 8 pancakes (approx.)Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes Course: Breakfast, Dessert, SnackCuisine: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Nut... Read More

basic free from pancake recipe 06/02/2018

Easy Allergy-Friendly Pancake Recipe

Pancake Day is fast approaching – which means tasty and messy fun for the kids! But if a child is intolerant to the traditional key pancake mix ingredients, then it can be a bit of a challenge. Don’t let any of the kids feel left out this year! Make sure all children are involved this Shrove Tuesday with this delicious and healthy free-from pancake recipe by ‘Pure Family Food’, who specialise in creating tasty recipes for those with food allergies or restrictive diets. This deliciously healthy and wholesome pancake recipe... Read More

29/01/2016
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Early Years Pancake Day Ideas & Activities

When is Shrove Tuesday? Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it is sometimes known, is a traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting, and Shrove Tuesday was the last opportunity to use up eggs and fats before embarking on the fast, and pancakes are the perfect way of using up these ingredients. As well as eating pancakes it is traditional to have pancake races and toss pancakes! What is a... Read More