New Recipe: 10 best Easter recipes to make with kids: basket cake, chick cupcakes

Get the kids whipping up a festive storm with you in the kitchen this Easter with 10 of our most delectably indulgent recipes from Easter bunny cupcakes to ice cream Easter eggs.

Easter is fast approaching and if you’re twiddling your thumbs in deep thought as to how you can keep your little ones occupied over the Easter break, have no fear, because we have some great ideas for you!

Baking and creating colourful dishes (with an adult) usually proves to be a fun, hands-on activity for younger kids — during which they can explore textures, tastes and develop cooking skills. And Easter baking is no exception!

We’ve rounded up 10 of our best Easter recipes that kids will love to eat, as well as help make, so that you can keep them busy over the long weekend while you prep for Easter celebrations.

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1. Chocolate birds’ nest

Top 10 Easter recipes for kids to help make

Kids will love making these chocolate crackle nests! Source: supplied.

Throw it back to your own childhood with these scrumptious chocolate crackle birds’ nests. They require just three ingredients and the kids can fill them with mini eggs as they set. They’re perfect to take along to a kids’ party. Click here for the fullchocolate birds’ nest recipe.

2. Easter bunny cupcakes

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These vanilla bunny cupcakes are a perfect treat for the kids to leave out for the Easter Bunny. Get creative and give the bunnies fur with dessicated coconut, and ears with marshmallows! Click here for the full Easter bunny cupcakes recipe.

3. Devilled egg chicks

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These devilled chick eggs add a retro twist to Easter festivities. You do the boiling and the chopping, then let your youngsters bring the chicks to life by adding capers as eyes and carrot as beaks. Click here for the full devilled egg chicks recipe.

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4. Easter basket chocolate cake

Eat your heart out, Easter Bunny. Source: supplied.

This super-sized Easter cake is baskets of fun to make on Easter morning with the kids. With moist chocolate cake, chocolate eggs as the topping, and KitKat walls, this cake is the ultimate way to end a Easter scavenger hunt! Click here for the full Easter basket chocolate cake recipe.

5. Easter chick cupcakes

Top 10 Easter recipes for kids to help make

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Kids will have great fun decorating these cute cupcakes with coconut and lollies to make adorable little faces of newborn Easter chicks. Make these different colours using different colour desiccated coconut. Click here for the full Easter chick cupcakes recipe.

6. Easter egg biscuits

Arrowroot eggs are deliciously easy to make. Source: supplied.

Decorating Arrowroots biscuits with icing and sprinkles has long been an Aussie baking classic. So why not show the littlies the Arrowroot ropes this Easter by decorating them to look like little Easter eggs. This recipe is a perfect way to get your child’s as well as your own creativity flowing. Click here for the full Easter egg biscuits recipe.

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7. Cadbury Creme Egg cheesecake

Top 10 Easter recipes for kids to help make

An egg-cellent recipe for Easter. Source: supplied.

This decadent cheesecake uses popular Cadbury Creme Eggs to create a spectacular finish to an Easter feast. This will easily impress your family this Easter — and kids will love to help you make it! Click here for the full Cadbury creme egg cheesecake recipe.

8. Easter chick pops

For those who are underwhelmed by choc eggs. Source: supplied.

Move over chocolate eggs! These delightful Easter chick marshmallow pops will be a hit with the kids and those who don’t have the biggest chocolate tooth. Plus, they’re simple and budget-friendly making them one of our favourite things to make as a family. Click here for the full Easter chick pops recipe.

9. Ice cream Easter eggs

Easter eggs with an icy twist. Source: supplied.

These ice cream Easter eggs are perfect for cooling off after a hectic egg hunt. Just cover ice cream scoops with sprinkles, and voilà – the kids have got themselves a cool Easter treat! Click here for the full ice cream Easter eggs recipe.

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10. Easter nest cheesecakes

For cheesecake-enthusiasts. Source: supplied.

These cute little cheesecakes come with a nest of colourful eggs on top, which makes them a fun Easter activity for kids – as well as a delightful sweet treat at Easter lunch. Click here for the full Easter nest cheesecakes recipe.

If you make any of these Easter recipes feel free to share you festive creations in The Kidspot Kitchen Facebook group. We’d love to see your results!



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