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Digestive28 Fri 24-Jan-20 18:12:11

As a child I had an usborne cookbook which had recipes for eggy bread and cakes. We have one but it is only baking, the cakes don’t even work that well and not child appropriate - mocha cake anyone?
Any recommendations? Looking for 6year old DD.

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Bakedpotatoandgin Sun 26-Jan-20 23:52:37

The dorling kindersly one is good, with pictures. I think the best recipes when I was little though were the ones my mum took from normal recipe books (Delia etc) and typed out/ simplified in big font for us. We collected them in a folder and I even took them to uni with me - a set of comforting, familiar dishes that I knew how to make

Alltheprettyseahorses Sun 26-Jan-20 23:59:55

The I Can Cook books, based on the CBeebies series, were a big hit in our house and the wide variety of recipes really are simple enough for young kids to manage with minimal help.

Digestive28 Mon 27-Jan-20 14:53:09

Thanks, like the idea of collecting recipes...these days it’s all just on my phone. Shall look up the recommendations

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niknac1 Thu 30-Jan-20 19:58:53

I have borrowed a few cookbooks from the library and it’s a good way of familiarising myself with them, to be honest Zo don’t want to buy many after having them for the 4 week loan.
One I would buy again is Mary Berry Ultimate Cake Book.

Orangesarenottheonlyfruit Thu 30-Jan-20 20:01:46

I absolutely love the Cool Kids Cookbook by Jenny Chandler. My girls have cooked loads from it and our isn't as pink and sexist as some other books. The recipes are excellent.

CaptainMyCaptain Thu 30-Jan-20 20:06:40

Nadiya Hussain's Bake me a Story is good (it's not just cakes) and has a story to go with each recipe.

Stravapalava Sat 01-Feb-20 23:35:43

We love the Nadiya one mentioned above, plus a couple of ringbound Usborne ones we picked up in Aldi. The Sleepover one is good - includes 10 things to do with a potato!

This is also good

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