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Cookery

Below are some ideas for cooking sessions you could do with your child. Get messy and stuck in, take photos and remember to have FUN!

Cup cakes

 

You need:

For the cake -

  • Flour
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Cupcake cases

For the icing –

  • Icing sugar
  • Water

What to do for cakes:

STEP 1

Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and fill a 12 cupcake tray with cases.

STEP 2

Using an electric whisk/ whisk/ spoon beat 110g softened butter and 110g golden caster sugar together until pale and fluffy then whisk in 2 large eggs, one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition.

STEP 3

Add 110g self-raising flour, whisk until just combined then spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases.

STEP 4

Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the middle of each cake comes out clean. Leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

 

What to do for icing:

 

STEP 1

 

Put 70g of icing sugar into a bowl, add water slowly and mix with a spoon. Keep adding water until the icing is as thick as you like it.

 

 

Chocolate Cereal Nests

 

You will need:

  • Chocolate
  • Cereal
  • Cupcake cases

What to do:

STEP 1

Break the chocolate up into pieces and place it in a microwavable bowl

STEP 2

Place the bowl in the microwave and heat for 10 seconds at a time, stirring between each time

STEP 3

Once the chocolate is melted add in the cereal. Add the cereal into the bowl in small amounts, stirring it into the chocolate.

STEP 4

When you are happy with how much cereal has been added into the mixture and it is all mixed together, spoon it into the cake cases.

STEP 5

Put the cakes into the fridge to set.

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