baking with kids

Autumn Leaf Shortbread

Jack and I have been baking shortbread this week and it gave us an opportunity to use our new Sweetly Does It Cookie Cutter Set – Autumn Patterned in Assorted Colours We have baked shortbread many times before, but this time we decided to try the Paul Hollywood recipe.

Chocolate Chip Brownies

Today we baked Chocolate Brownies, with added chocolate chips! We followed the recipe for Classic Chocolate Brownies from¬†Cadburys website¬†– although we omitted the cocoa powder – accidentally! – and added a packet of chocolate chips. I let the children decide on what we would be baking and they debated between flapjacks and chocolate brownies. But […]

banana and choc chip muffins

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins

We had a bit of spare time before school one morning as I had been ultra organised at getting up and also didn’t have to make packed lunches for once (free trial of school dinners!), so I decided we should bake some muffins. And as we had a number of slowly over-ripening bananas, and having […]

Cheesy bread rolls

We have had our aprons on again and been doing some baking! Rachel received a children’s cookery book for her birthday last month and this is the first time we have tried out a recipe. We didn’t have any wholemeal bread flour so we just used strong white bread flour. The recipe we used: 12fl […]

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