Jeremy & Jane Strode These are quick to prepare and so rich and fudgy adults can enjoy them too.
CAROLINE VELIK An adult version of chocolate crackles - why should the kids have all the fun?!
Lynne Mullins They look amazing and taste delicious, but even better still, they can be made several days ahead and stored in the freezer.
Lynne Mullins It's often hard to avoid the junk-food trap when planning a child's birthday party.
For the home cook who finds the prospect of making desserts intimidating, baking cakes in jars is a revelation.
jane and Jeremy Strode A simple way to make and decorate a birthday cake.
Stephanie Alexander A good one to make ahead of time - filled macaroons are more squidgy and much more delicious after 1 or 2 days in an airtight container.
Jeremy and Jane Strode These barking biscuits will have kids baying for more.
Michelle Curtis Team these with a dipping sauce such as tzatziki, hummus or even tomato sauce and you're on to a winner.
Kate Gibbs Always keep a can or two of chickpeas in the pantry to make this child-friendly dip.
Melissa Klemke Popular for parties or school lunch boxes.
Lynne Mullins A healthy option that kids will love. Use a barbecued chicken if you're short on time.
Lynne Mullins Finger food for kids - crumbed chicken drumsticks.
Jeremy & Jane Strode These savoury pastries can be filled with chicken, vegetables or cheese.
Justine Davies The filling can be varied according to your child’s preferences and the scrolls are suitable for freezing.