Baking can be a little intimidating for beginners. But sharing this hobby with your kids to make some of the tastiest pastries can encourage them to love it and enjoy their time in the kitchen. This can also inspire them to develop the skills and help them find out what they want to do when they grow up. Who knows, maybe you’ll raise the next Masterchef?
Welcome your children to the colorful and delightful world of baking with easy dessert recipes for kids. Start off slow and simple to make them want to create more. So, prepare your main ingredients and organize them to get started. Don't forget to use the No. 1 cream, NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream, to make the icing or filling. This could be your little ones’ favorite part!
1. Apple Cinnamon Scones
Are you looking for something simple? Well, you might as well look into apple cinnamon scones because these are the epitome of quick and easy—add toothsome to that!
Making apple cinnamon scones is a breeze. If you want to try something flavorful with its burst of ingredients and new to the taste, this easy-to-bake pastry has butter, apple, cinnamon, and sugar. With the addition of NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream, you create a richer texture and bind all the flavors from this delightful pastry. These ingredients alone will surely treat your taste buds. Check out our handy guide on how to make apple cinnamon scones!
Before you go big and bake a cake, put your and your kids’ skills to the test first with cupcakes. When they grow to love making these, they can help you bake some for family celebrations or even their friends’ birthdays! Isn’t that sweet (the cupcakes and the gesture)?
When making cupcakes, you can ask the kids to help you stir the mixture and beat the butter in a bowl. Ask for assistance in spooning the mixture into the paper cups. Don’t forget to ask what color they want for the icing on the cupcakes and allow them to play with the sprinkles as well! Check out our own banana crunch cupcake recipe and create delightful moments with your kids!
3. Choco Butternut Loaf
There’s nothing more inviting than the smell of choco butternut loaf in the oven. You can ask your little ones to give you a hand in preparing the ingredients and mixing them to form that rich, chocolatey goodness. Then, have them top it off with the glaze and the orange mixture. Finally, enjoy cutting them into pieces and munch on them right away! Alternatively, you can opt to make choco butternut balls, and serve it in bite-size pieces. Give this easy-bake pastry a try with this choco butternut loaf recipe!
4. Tin cake
Tin cakes can be quite the food experience. It has soft, and moist insides with flavorful exteriors. The tin cake will quickly release its flavor that mixes well with the creamy and sugary taste of your chiffon. This dessert has very simple ingredients but it will surely teach your kids the basics of baking. Bond with your kids this weekend with our chocolate tin cake recipe!
Silvanas is one of the most popular Filipino desserts. It’s a frozen cookie sandwich that has a chilled buttercream filling with chewy and creamy edges. The first bite immediately lets you taste the palatable buttercream. This dessert is finished off with ground cashew and graham crackers for the crunchy coating. Your kids will enjoy making this dessert with you and our easy-to-follow Silvanas recipe!
6. Oatmeal and Raisin Sandwich Cookies
There’s no doubt that cookies are a snacktime staple. Trays of this round and sweet dessert are a sure hit to people of all ages. It has this milky, creamy, and chewy texture from the filling made of whip butter, vanilla, and cream cheese. While this dessert is easy to bake, the perfect cookie depends on the proper portions of its ingredients. Too much of a specific ingredient like the egg or the vanilla extract can make this dessert a miss. Your kids will learn accuracy and precision by following our oatmeal and raisin sandwich cookies recipe!
No fuss, no muss
When you’re baking, you’re not only creating heavenly treats but also memorable moments that will stay etched in your kids’ memory and hearts for a lifetime. You can also come up with unique recipes that you can pass onto the next generation. Your chocolate chip cookies will then become their “thing” with their own kids, and your version of the classic apple pie will become their specialty that your grandkids will bring to your home each time they visit.
Go on and spend your afternoon baking with the kids! With the help and versatility of NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream, you and your kids can experiment with different easy-to-bake recipes. This could be their ultimate staple in the kitchen when they grow up and become a pastry chef!