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Herbed Chicken Tenders

Canapes Kids

Stuck for ideas for party food this season? Chicken tenders are so easy to make and the options are practically endless for flavour combinations.I actually make these as a weeknight meal for my son. Served with rice and vegetables is a great way to feed growing boys.Serve with Dill Mayo. Recipe here.Ingredients500 g chicken tenders1 large free range egg¾ c panko crumbs1 tbsp italian parsley, finely chopped½ tbsp thyme, finely choppedSea salt and ground pepperLightly whisk egg and season.In a small bowl combine panko, herbs, salt and pepper.Dip the tenders in egg, then in the crumb. Set aside on baking...

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Kids Banana Muffins

Kids

These little babies are just so much fun. If your little one has a gluten intolerance then you can substitute the flour for non glutenous flour or use a recipe that works for you and them.The fun is really in the icing and decorating.IngredientsMUFFIN115 g butter, melted2 large ripe bananas1 large egg1/3 c milk1 tsp vanilla essence11/2 c plain flour2/3 c caster sugar1/4 tsp salt2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking sodaBUTTERCREAM1/2 c butter, softened2 c icing sugar2 tbsp milk25 g dark chocolate75 g milk chocolatePreheat oven to 180 degrees. Line muffin tins with patty pans.Add the banana to the melted...

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Baby Blueberry Bundts

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods Kids

I make these for Tomi and pop them in the freezer. Such a yummy snack and perfect for afternoon tea parties!Feel free to mix up the fruit - raspberries or apple are both yummy!Ingredients1 c caster sugar2 large eggs60 g butter1/2 c oil1 tsp vanilla essence1 c natural yoghurt2 1/2 c plain flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder1 c blueberries2 tbsp blueberry jamPreheat oven to 220 degrees. Grease and flour tins. Place 1/4 tsp of jam in each tin. Using a skewer, spread around the tin. Set aside.Beat sugar and eggs together in a large bowl. The mixture should be thick...

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Tomi's Spaghetti

Kids

Like his mother, my son adores pasta. He has the spoon twirling technique down along with making an exceptional mess and when I say mess I mean face, hair, nose, legs, feet, table (top and bottom), chair, floor, the works. Last time there was pasta in the heater. Anyway I don't care about the mess, his enthusiasm is a joy.This is Tomo's favourite pasta. It is so easy to make and perfect for kids. Serve with steamed broccoli.Please note, the portions will get you three servings for your little one. Well three for big eaters, four or five for others....

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Mini Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Pancakes

Kids

I love making these for Tomi and he loves eating them.I recommend Cadbury chocolate drops as they hold their shape really well but anything will do.Ingredients135 g plain flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp caster sugar2 tbsp butter10 ml golden syrup120 ml buttermilk1 egg, lightly beaten3 tbsp milk chocolate dropsCombine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl.In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter and golden syrup together. Mix in buttermilk, then the lightly heated egg.Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the milk mixture.Using a whisk, stir it all together. Make...

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