Get your children baking

Get your children baking

With the summer holidays upon us, now is the perfect time to get your children baking.  We find it’s a great way to keep them quiet for an afternoon and they love the results! 

These are a couple of Reeve family favourites but please share your recipes with us too.

Oaty biscuits

225g / 8oz butter

225g / 8oz brown sugar

225g / 8oz plain flour

225g / 8oz oats

1 tbsp syrup

1/2 tsp bicarbonate

Turn oven up to 170C

Mix the flour, oats and sugar

Melt the butter and syrup, then take off heat and add bicarbonate

Then get a grown up to help pour the mixture onto the dry ingredients and mix well

Form the mixture into balls

Cook for 10-15 mins

Banana muffins

200g / 7oz plain flour

75g / 2.5oz butter

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp bicarbonate

1/2 tsp salt

3 bananas (mashed)

150g / 5oz caster sugar

1 egg

Turn oven up to 180C

Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate and salt into a bowl, then set it aside

Combine the mashed bananas, sugar, egg and butter and fold into the flour mixture

Fill a muffin tray with the mixture and cook for 25-30 mins