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5 of the Best Family Friendly Baking Recipes

May 16, 2023

May 21st sees World Baking Day, so what better way to celebrate the occasion than getting in the kitchen with your family? Your stomach and nose will thank you with the delicious aromas you’re about to fill your kitchen with.  

These five family favourite recipes are sure to be a hit with everyone in the household.  

Very Chocolatey Cake

This indulgent treat is perfect for those occasions where you need something a little special. Dress this up, or down depending on your mood, why not add an array of sprinkles to the top and go all out?  

Prep time: 35 minutes 

Cook: 25 minutes 

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This classic recipe is so easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. Bonus tip: You can make the cookie dough in advance and keep in the fridge or portion it up and put it in the freezer for cookies on tap.  

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Cook: 10 minutes  

Victoria Sponge

This is another timeless classic that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. A beautifully light sponge cake, filled with rich jam and decadent cream, every bite tastes like nostalgia.  

Prep time: 20 minutes 

Cook: 20 minutes 

Cheese Scones

If you’re after something savoury, why not knock up a batch of cheese scones? These are great as part of an afternoon tea, picnic, or served alongside soups. This is another great item to freeze and reheat for later, no food wastage for us! 

Prep time: 15 minutes 

Cook: 20 minutes  

Carrot Cake

This deliciously moist cake can be made as one whole one or as cupcakes, depending on your mood. Top with delicious cream cheese frosting and sprinkle over nuts if they take your fancy.   

Prep time: 20 minutes 

Cook: 45 minutes 

All of these healthy recipes and more can be found on BBC Good Food. If you conjure up any of these in the kitchen, we’d love to see your creations.