We've rounded up our top 10 fairy cakes to make with the kids. From basic vanilla to rich chocolate caramel cakes, we've got plenty of delicious and simple fairy cake recipes to make with your kids...
We’ve rounded up our top 10 fairy cakes to make with the kids. From basic vanilla to rich chocolate caramel cakes, we’ve got plenty of delicious and simple fairy cake recipes to make with your kids.
More than 60% of us started baking when we are young, so why not get in the kitchen with your kids and teach them a thing or two? These easy fairy cake recipes are the perfect place to start!
Your kids can help with the mixing, stirring, cracking the eggs, decorating the fairy cakes and last but not least, sampling their creations of course!
Click through our 10 best fairy cakes to make with the kids now…
First up are these fun animal fairy cakes made with icing, sweets and chocolates. Your little one is going to have so much fun decorating their favourite sponge with edible animal characters.
Get the recipe: Animal fairy cakes
Smarties on top, chocolate AND caramel inside – what child isn’t going to love these?
Get the recipe: Chocolate caramel cupcakes
It’s time to get messy with hundreds and thousand sprinkles or colourful strands or even chocolate pieces – the choice is yours! These vibrant little cakes are ready in under 40 mins.
Get the recipe: Sprinkle fairy cakes
Butterfly buns look tricky but they’re so easy once you know how. Check out our step-by-step guide to see how it’s done.
Get the recipe: Butterfly buns
These raspberry fairy cakes couldn’t be easier! Made with fresh raspberries (so they’re a little healthier than your average fairy cake) and decorated with a raspberry puree, these cakes are packed full of flavour.
Get the recipe: Raspberry fairy cakes
Not only are the kids going to love drizzling chocolate on top of these mini cupcakes, they’re also going to love eating them too. These simple fairy cakes are baked in just 20 mins.
Get the recipe: Chocolate and vanilla fairy cakes
These fairy cakes from baking queen Mary Berry are such fun to make with
younger children. All you need is a touch of icing and a few sweeties
and they’re ready – easy peasy.
Get the recipe: Mary Berry’s iced fairy cakes
Sneak a little fruit into your fairy cakes – the kids will have so much fun making them, they’ll eat them up in no time.
Get the recipe: Orange fairy cakes
This classic fairy cake recipe is a doddle to make but looks so pretty – you and the kids will be proud. A great first cake recipe to start them baking .
Get the recipe: Vanilla fairy cakes
These cute little fairy cakes don’t need to look perfect and the kids will love the bright pink icing.
Get the recipe: Redcurrant iced cupcakes
These dainty fairy cakes by celeb chef Rachel Allen make cute birthday party treats, and don’t worry if your buttercream isn’t perfect – the kids won’t!
Get the recipe: Rachel Allen’s fairy cakes