Christmas kitchen fun is a great way to encourage the camaraderie of Christmas spirit by getting everyone involved and satisfying tummies with a few tasty homemade treats. See some of our favourite recipes right here.
If you have any budding chefs in your household, you can’t really go past the tradition of a little Christmas cooking and enjoying plenty of Christmas kitchen fun with your clan of kiddos. And time in the kitchen can be just as enjoying for those big kids, because who doesn’t love a well-deserved reward at the end?
So, for the ultimate in Christmas kitchen fun, our Christmas cooking connoisseurs have collated some of our favourite quick and easy festive treats!
Mini Meringue Christmas Trees
When you are short on time but don’t want to miss an opportunity to enjoy Christmas kitchen fun with the kids, these cute meringue Christmas trees present a great opportunity for everyone to get involved. These mini treats are freezable too so they can be prepared during the lead-up to Christmas Day (and whenever you need to entertain the kids…).
View the recipe here for ‘mini meringue Christmas trees’.
Christmas Pudding Biscuits
This is a Christmas kitchen fun recipe that is bang on flavour and presentation. Even better, these Christmas biscuits are simple to make too. Create a decorative, edible, feature piece by hanging them on a tabletop Christmas tree and let your guests help themselves at your Christmas celebration.
View the recipe here for ‘Christmas pudding biscuits’.
Spiced Maple Pecan Fudge
Whether you make this fudge as a homemade gift idea or as a treat for yourself, this Christmas kitchen fun recipe is packed full of the fabulous flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. With the perfect blend of spice and a touch of salt; fudge does not get better than this!
View the recipe here for ‘spiced maple pecan fudge’.
Quite simply, this Christmas kitchen fun recipe conjures up a delicious treat that looks amazing and tastes just as great. A delight on the table at any time of year, the red and white colours and star cut-out make these jam-filled sweet treats perfect to share with everyone. Wrap them in clear cellophane and finish with a festive bow as a homemade gift idea.
View the recipe here for ‘jammy dodgers’.
Mini Rudolph Cups
Mini Rudolph cups are just the thing for Christmas kitchen fun and cooking with the kids, because they are so easy to prepare without any actual cooking required. Enjoy creating these delicious Christmas-themed treats.
View the recipe here for ‘mini Rudolph cups’.
Because we just couldn’t go past another bit of Christmas kitchen fun without incorporating Santa’s best mate! To let these adorable cupcake creations really steal the show, bake them in metallic gold or shiny red cupcake liners.
View the recipe here for ‘Rudolph cupcakes’.
Holly Christmas Cupcakes
For another perfectly festive cupcake recipe idea, we love these holly Christmas cupcakes too. Festively decorated with a pattern that is so typically Christmas, this really does shout Christmas kitchen fun for all ages!
View the recipe here for ‘holly Christmas cupcakes’.
Put a healthy spin on your Christmas kitchen fun and go for a cute alternative to traditional strawberries and cream with these Santa strawberries.
View the recipe here for ‘Santa strawberries’.
Frosted Gingerbread Slab
For some Christmas kitchen fun to entertain and to feed the masses, we can’t go past a generous slab serving. This impressively-sized frosted gingerbread slab is ideal for satisfying the sweet tooth, and it looks and tastes just right for a festive celebration.
View the recipe here for ‘frosted gingerbread slab’.
Christmas kitchen fun is perfect for all ages – with plenty of colourful and exciting creations to fill even the hungriest of bellies! Why not try these recipes for yourself in the lead up to Christmas!
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