Want to get creative in the kitchen this weekend and satisfy your sweet cravings? This collection of decadent treats are easy to make, perfect for getting your little ones involved with the cooking or decorating process. From our butterfly cupcakes to our triple-chocolate brownies, these little baked goods make lovely lunchbox fillers, birthday party food and edible rewards. Take a flick through our recipes with your kids and let them choose what to make this week.
The kids will have so much fun decorating these!
Flavours the kids love. It’s simple to make too.
Vanilla butter cake
This simple butter cake is a good one to make with kids. Ice it any way you like or just eat it plain. It also freezes well if you want to save some for school lunches.
Our base cheese muffin recipe plus four variations
For the kids that prefer savoury to sweet.
It’s not a baking recipe, but it is a fun one from our new Kids Love to Cook book. The kids won’t believe which breakfast cereal forms the basis of these delicious bliss balls!
Butterfly cakes are cupcakes with a little added magic. A cream and jam filling and delicate wings take ordinary vanilla cupcakes to new heights.
Triple chocolate brownie
How do you improve on the humble brownie? These triple choc versions chock full of white and dark chunks take the humble brownie to new delights.
Double chocolate freckles
These fun and easy to make biscuits are great for kid’s lunch boxes, after school snacks or parties.
Banana and choc-hazelnut dessert pizza
Put a delicious sweet twist on this traditional Italian dish with the addition of chocolate, hazelnut and sweet bananas. The golden crumbly topping is the perfect ingredient to finish off this decadent dessert.
No-bake Mars Bar slice
Mars Bars are a classic treat and what better way to enjoy them than this quick and easy slice.
Chocolate rough slice
Layers of chocolate and choc-coconut filling combine in this traditional slice that’s loved by all.
Chocolate crackle slice
A new version of a old favourite, this chocolate crackle slice updates the classic chocolate crackle. Cut into bars for a crunchy treat if you prefer.
Leftover cereal slice
Attention all budget-savvy bakers: this crunchy, chocolately slice is a genius way of using up leftover cereal.
Chocolate lovers unite with this decadent Malteser slice. Rich, sweet and delicious – it’s sure to have you running back for more!
Fruit and marshmallow dessert pizzas
Spoil the kids with these amazing dessert pizzas topped with strawberries, banana and caramel sauce. Perfect for a sleepover party!
Chocolate chip cookies
This classic biscuit loved by all, the humble chocolate chip cookie, is best enjoyed with a glass of milk. They’re great to bake with the little ones.
Simple butter biscuits
These little slice-and bake-biscuits are incredibly easy to make & with just one bite, you’ll be hooked. They’re buttery, sweet and melt-in-the-mouth
Teddy bear biscuits
The kids will love these delightful teddy bear biscuits. You can experiment with different coloured smarties to have a variety of coloured noses, if you like.
Coconut ice snow balls
Chocolate freckle biscuit bark
Warning: completely addictive.
Golden cinnamon biscuits
The dark caramel flavours of brown sugar and golden syrup spiced with cinnamon mean these simple golden cinnamon biscuits are absolutely full of flavour.
Condensed milk biscuits
This classic lemon treat balances sweet and tart, creating a wonderfully creamy and flavoursome slice. Enjoy with a mug of hot tea or coffee.
Dotted with tell-tale passionfruit seeds, this classic slice is a true Aussie icon. Be prepared to lose your dignity at any attempt eat with a fork.
Easy vanilla cupcakes
These easy vanilla cupcakes are the perfect starter recipe fo aspiring bakers. The ideal base to experiment with different colourings and decorations.
Slice and bake biscuits
Slice and bake cookies are super simple. Make a large batch of one type, or smaller batches using the variations at the end of the recipe.
Perfect biscuits of gingernut baked to perfection. Watch them go at afternoon tea! Basking in the warm glow of spices like ginger and cinnamon.
Giant pizza cookies
Get creative with your favourite sweet toppings to recreate this pizza-inspired cookie.
Enjoy this buttery classic in slice form.
Liquorice allsorts slice
A colourful and creative slice that can be made in less than 15 minutes. A perfect sweet treat for kids and adults alike.
Women’s Weekly Vintage Edition: Funny faces
Too cute! Get the kids involved with these simple biscuits and let them decorate away to their hearts content. Definitely a wet weather winner!
Tray bake cake for school birthdays
Lolly cake biscuits
This one will always be a favourite.
Channeling tropical flavours, this beautiful slice is complete with a golden, crumbly crust with a sweet, creamy passionfruit and coconut topping.
Chocolate, pear and hazelnut parcels
Chocolate freckle slice
Nothing beats this simple chocolate slice topped with freckles.