toddler and his parents baking in the kitchen

If your hyperactive toddlers or kids are feeling boredom in quarantine. Then, as a parent, it’s a great opportunity for you to engage these little monsters in some fun baking activities. Enjoy and spend some quality time with them.

This is the best time when you can experiment with different recipes and find out the best one for your kids. That will be easy and yummy as well.

Kids Baking And Learning

Kids love baking, mixing the ingredients together, drizzling the chocolate syrup, topping their small pizzas, and decorating the cakes, cookies or brownies, etc.

Due to these easy baking recipes, your toddlers or kids don’t let you alone in the kitchen. Whereas, they learn ingredient measuring techniques and use the counting method to know how many potato halves, pizza slices, or brownie cubes, etc are there in the serving tray.

In this manner, these toddlers learn about kitchen ingredients, techniques, and tools used for baking. Also, they learn the invaluable art of baking, without creating a mess in the kitchen.

Besides this, you can tell them the nutritional value of the ingredients used in the recipes. As a result, they always go for healthy and nutritious food in the future.

While kids decorate their brownies or topping their favorite vegetables on the pizza. Make sure you encourage them and appreciate their participation in baking. Certainly, they feel motivated for their future baking session with their mom or dad.

Baking Recipes For Kids

kid is baking with his mother

Some kids like salty foods while others always try to satisfy their sweet tooth. Depending on their personal preferences in eating. You can make different recipes. For guidance, here are some of the easy baking recipes that you can try with your toddlers or kids at home.

If you want to explore more recipes for your kids, then read “The complete baking book for young chefs” by America’s test kitchen kids, “Baking class” by Deanna F. Cook, and “kid chef junior bakes” by Charity Mathews, etc.

Baked Seasoned Potatoes

baked potatoes topped with dill

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  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4th teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4th teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/4th teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Wash the potatoes, scrub them slightly, and then cut them into two equal halves.
  2. Boil these potato halves in some water for 5 minutes.
  3. Now, take a clean bowl, add olive oil and all the remaining seasoning in it. Mix them well.
  4. Strain all the potatoes and transfer them into the seasoning mixture. Coat them properly with the seasoning.
  5. Shift them to the greased baking tray and bake them at 240° for 40 minutes or until tender.
  6. Transfer them to the serving tray and sprinkle some finely chopped fresh dill.

Chocolate Brownies

chocolate brownies

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  • 1 ½ cup plain flour
  • ½ cup of cocoa powder
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

For Chocolate Syrup

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons castor sugar
  • 150g chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey


  1. In a clean bowl, add plain flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  2. Then in another bowl, add melted butter, eggs, milk, honey, and vanilla essence. Beat all the wet ingredients together with the help of an electric beater or with a hand whisker.
  3. Now shift the mixture of wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients. Mix all the ingredients together with the help of a spatula for a few minutes.
  4. When the mixture is smooth and there are no lumps in it. Then, grease the baking tray and shift the mixture to the baking tray.
  5. Pre-heat the oven at 200 degrees and then bake it for 30 minutes or until it cooked fully.
  6. Now the chewy brownies are ready. Let them cool down and cut them into cubes.

For Chocolate Syrup

  1. Melt the chocolate in the double boiler. Then add all the remaining ingredients in it. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. When it forms a thick mixture, then turn off the flame.
  3. Drizzle this hot chocolate syrup over the brownies and serve them in the serving tray.

Mini Pizza

mini pizza

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For Dough
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/8 cup warm milk
  • ¾ teaspoon instant yeast
  • ¾ teaspoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 3-4 tablespoon warm water
For Topping
  • 1 cup boiled chicken or pepperoni
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • ½ cup sliced capsicum
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup tomatoes
  • ¼ cup sliced olives
  • 2 cups shredded pizza cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley


  1. In a clean bowl, add plain flour, instant yeast, sugar, and salt and mix it together.
  2. Then add oil, warm milk, and warm water in it. Mix all the ingredients properly.
  3. Grease the working area with some oil and water. Knead the dough well, until it becomes soft and smooth.
  4. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and leave the dough for 1 hour in a warm place.
  5. Now, the dough becomes double in size.
  6. Pre-heat the oven at 300 degrees and grease the pizza tray.
  7. Spread the pizza dough with the help of your fingertips and make small-sized pizzas.
  8. Top this pizza dough with some pizza sauce, chicken pieces or pepperoni, vegetables of your kid’s choice, and finally add some grated cheese. Lastly, sprinkle some dried parsley over the pizza.
  9. Bake it for 15 minutes and grill it for 5 minutes more.

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Don’t be sad in quarantine. Instead, enjoy and have some fun learning baking activities with your kids. You have plenty of time now when your kids learn a lot of baking skills from you.

These baking activities make them busy and at the same time, they learn a lot. All of us know kids can’t make these recipes alone. Your help and support are mandatory in this regard. After that, all of you enjoy devouring this yummy baked food.

If this article is helpful for you and you like these easy and yummy recipes. Then, let us know in the comment section below.

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