We all have a favourite sweet treat be it chocolate, biscuits or something else, there's always a little sweet in our shopping baskets. These amazing homemade recipes show you how easy it is to make most sweet treats at home.
We all have a favourite sweet treat be it chocolate, biscuits or something else.
Now we’re not saying homemade versions of these treats are going to be magically better for you, but at least you know exactly what’s going into them. These fun recipes show you how easy it is to make most sweet treats at home.
We asked some of our favourite bloggers to give us their amazing versions of their favourite treats too – and we’d love to see yours! Post yours on our Facebook or Twitter pages with the #DIYfood.
First on the list are these delicious homemade Iced Gems – they look like the real deal right?
Made by our mummy blogger Anneliese, these iced gems are so easy to
make, you could whip them up with the kids for a fun weekend activity.
Click through to see more homemade treats…
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Yes, you can make your own Jaffa cakes! This homemade Jaffa cake recipe is so easy to make and will wow everyone. They’ve got a simple biscuit base, an orange jelly disc and a glossy chocolate top, just like everyone’s favourite treat.
Get the recipe: Homemade Jaffa cakes
Make your own version of this classic biscuit, the chocolate digestive. It’s so easy, and your chooclate digestives will be ready for dunking in under an hour. Make them to share over a cuppa, or wrap them up in a jar and give them as an edible gift. They are guaranteed to impress!
Get the recipe: Homemade chocolate digestives
It’s so simple to make these classic Bourbon biscuits at home. These tasty little treats are made with Bourbon flavoured chocolate spread.
Get the recipe: Homemade Bourbon biscuits
If your kids love Fruit Winders, they’re going to love these homemade versions. They’re much healthier for your little ones too made with only two ingredients – banana and strawberry.
Get the recipe: Homemade Fruit Winders
If you’re a fan of the classic Snickers bars you’re going to love this next treat! Made with rich chocolate, gooey caramel and crunchy peanuts, this homemade Snickers bar is a real dream. This recipe swaps the nougat layer for a marshmallow filling instead which means it’s much easier to make!
Get the recipe: Homemade Snickers bars
The staple of lunch boxes all over the country, Penguin bars are a classic snack time favourite. Our lovely mummy blogger Anneliese shows you just how easy it is to make your own version – she even got her young son to help out!
Get the recipe: Homemade Penguin bars
You can now make your own delicious Twix chocolate bars in the comfort of your own kitchen. A buttery shortcake base, a gooey caramel centre and not forgetting a rich chocolate topping – what’s not to love?
Get the recipe: Homemade Twix
If you love a Bounty bar you’ve got to try this recipe. It’s so simple to rustle up your own homemade version using only three ingredients – the kids will love them!
We all love a Crunchie and this homemade treat is no exception. Homemade honeycomb and a thick layer of milk chocolate makes this sweet irresistible.
Homemade chocolate buttons are a simple treat to make – which means they’ll be ready in seconds! Sprinkle dots of chocolates with fruit flakes for an elegant finish.
With just a few simple ingredients including plain flour, butter and cornflour, you can make these classic Viennese biscuits in under 25 mins. And what’s more, this recipe makes 26 of these golden beauties too – plenty for sharing or saving for the kids lunchboxes!
Get the recipe: Homemade Viennese biscuits
Jam tarts are easier to make than you may think. With a buttery pastry case, made from scratch, and a sweet jam filling, you can make these little tarts in no time. You could even take it one step further and make the jam from scratch too.
Get the recipe: Homemade jam tarts
Turn those much-loved jazzy sweets into homemade biscuits with this creative recipe. Shortbread biscuits topped with white chocolate and a generous sprinkling of Hundreds and Thousands. If you want them to be more like the real thing, simply top circles of melted chocolate with sprinkles and allow to set!
Get the recipe: Jazzy biscuits
Soft chocolate sponge with a buttercream centre and a hard chocolate casing, Mini Rolls are actually pretty simple to make when you think about it. Take your average Swiss Roll, make smaller, bite-sized versions and cover with chocolate – easy!
Get the recipe: Homemade Mini Rolls
Iced buns are a retro treat but we still love them! When you think of what an iced bun actually is, you’ll realise just how easy it would be to recreate at home. A simple bun and some thick, flavoured icing and hey presto!
Get the recipe: Homemade iced buns
These fig rolls are the perfect treat with a cuppa in the afternoon. They’re easy to make and taste so much better than the ready-made version, plus they leave your house smelling of warm cinnamon.
Get the recipe: Homemade fig rolls