Baking Recipes for Kids | Little Chefs with Big Dreams

If you have a little one at home aspiring to be a chef after watching you bake, I think you did great. You have managed to inspire them! Kudos to you! So if you’re trying to get them to learn a few easy and tasty recipes, look no further. These are a collection of simple recipes we came across that would appeal to both you and younger children. 

1. Chocolate Chip Cookies


To start off, let’s begin with the common favorite – Chocolate Chip Cookies. It’s a recipe that’s full proof and hard to go wrong. So you can guarantee a happy little accomplished face at the end hehe.

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies by myweekendplan


We all know that the texture of chocolate chip cookies vary according to baking time, ingredients and more. Some people prefer it to have more crunch and some want it softer. The chocolate cookies in this recipe pack a nice crunch! So if that’s what you like, then this recipe is for you.

(Total time: 38 mins)

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies by tasty

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For those of you who prefer a more chewy type of cookie like the ones at Subway, (oh those are great!) then you can try this chewy choc chip recipe.

(Total time: 1 hr 5 min)

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Chocolate Chip Cookies by rasamalaysia

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If you want smaller sized and a balance between crunch and chewines, you can try this recipe. It’s also the quickest one!

(Total time: 25 mins)

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2. Cupcakes


Cupcakes have always been a big hit with children. It’s small, cute and highly customizable. 

Vanilla Cupcakes by recipetineats

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The most basic one – Vanilla Cupcakes. It’s so spongy and soft with delicious buttercream frosting.

(Total time: 44 mins)

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Matcha Chocolate Chip Mini Cake by myweekendplan

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If you wanna take it up a notch with an interesting flavor, try the Matcha Choco Chip version. It’s healthy and tasty!

(Total time: 38 mins)

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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes by yummytoddlerfood

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And of course we gotta have a chocolate flavour cupcake recipe right? So here’s one with a cute strawberry on the top. Too cute to eat! This is the quickest recipe among the other two.

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3. Tarts

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Tarts are another recipe that you can try with your kids. It will be fun to go wild with the fillings and toppings.

Fruit Tart by saladinajar

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Fruits tarts are pretty straightforward. You prep the crust, pipe in the cream filling and top it with fruits of your choice.

Possible fruits that you can use as a topping:

  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Kiwis
  • Blackberries
  • Mangos
  • Raspberries
  • Peaches

(Total time: 1 hour 30 mins)

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Easy Lemon Tarts by crazyforcrust

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This tart also has fruits on top but the feeling is lemon curd. Provides a nice zesty flavor.

(Total Time: 30 mins)

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Chocolate Brownie Tart by myweekendplan


Give ‘em the best of both worlds with cupcakes and brownies! The crips outer layer of the tart with fudgy moist chocolate brownies is just so irresistible.

(Total time: 40 mins)

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4. Cakes 

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Of course we gotta have Cakes on this list. It’s the most loved dessert by both kids and adults!

Easy Chocolate Cake by kidspot

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A very kid-friendly recipe that is going to bring joy to those little hearts. Made with a few simple ingredients and can be done in less than an hour.

(Total time: 40mins)

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Cakes Pops by divascancook

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Now why settle for a normal cake when you can also have a cake pop! It’s so adorable and easy to have like a lollipop! Pretty sure it’s going to be your kids favourite. Plus, you can go wild again with the colors and toppings.

(Total time: 1 hour)

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5. Doraemon Dorayaki


Now if you are not sure what this is, it’s basically Japanese pancakes that are sandwiched with scrumptious fillings. 

You can customize the fillings as you please but these are the common ones used:

  • Red bean
  • Peanut butter
  • Chocolate

(Total time: Approximately 40mins)

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Ta-da! Easy, quick and simple recipes for kids. Hope you have fun with your little ones while making these, and don’t worry if there were any mistakes, it’s all part of the learning process.

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