Baking with Toddlers

Do you often bake with your toddler?

When you have as many food allergies as Jumpy, cooking might not be your hobby of choice. It is mine though, and I want my little girl to be as involved in the kitchen as she can possibly be.

She loves picking fruit for her own smoothies or homemade ice cream and giving her porridge a stir but until a couple of weeks ago, that was as far as she had been when it came to cooking.

When the lovely people at Sukrin offered to send us some of their products, including some bread mix that would be safe for my little lady, I immediately jumped at the occasion. We made the bread together one afternoon when Wriggly was having a nap.

We had such a great time together! I really treasure the rare moments when I am on my own with one of my children. I love really having time to focus on one of them, chatting about everything and anything, giving him or her my undivided attention.

Jumpy (2 years 6 months) managed to make her bread dough all by herself. She started by pouring the contents of the sachet into a bowl.

Even allergic toddlers can make bread with Sukrin

After that, she added water.

Even allergic toddlers can make bread with Sukrin - Jumpy pouring water into the bowl

Finally, she stirred and I plopped the dough in the foil container provided.

Even allergic toddlers can make bread with Sukrin - Jumpy stirring

An hour or so later, we had a lovely loaf of bread. Only problem: Jumpy refused to eat it. Typical, isn’t it? My friend Cé liked it, and she used the bread for her sandwiches!

Sukrin also sent us a range of flours, and so far, I have used the coconut flour to add fibre to our smoothies, as suggested by Debbie Russel, Development Chef at Sukrin.

To make this smoothie, we blended together pineapple, satsumas, apple juice, apricots, ice cubes and one teaspoon of coconut flour. We let it sit for a few minutes to allow the coconut flour to swell and thicken our drinks.

Using Coconut Flour to add Fibre to Smoothies

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Comments

  1. We last baked shortbread biscuits!

  2. ashleigh allan says:

    Cookies!

  3. Nichole says:

    chocolate chip cookies! 🙂

  4. winnie says:

    banana muffins

  5. Silvia says:

    I’ve never baked with my daughter because she’s only 2, but I definitely intend to involve her in cooking as soon as she’s happy to!

  6. aaron broad says:

    Muffins of varying sizes

  7. gemma brown says:

    we made blondies and they came out really nice. None of us had tried them before

  8. I made a chocolate sponge cake with my daughter and we have a packet mix for a Thorntons chocolate cake she wants to make herself

  9. laura banks says:

    maltesers cupcakes

  10. Eva Vida says:

    We baked chocolate and ginger cookies 🙂

  11. Chocolate brownies

  12. lapsapchung says:

    Blueberry muffins, our favourite!

  13. Karen Laing says:

    Fairy cakes with my 3 year old grand-daughter.she had her chef hat and apron on.It got very messy when icing and decorating,but she had great fun.I would like to say we made beautiful little cakes but they looked absolutely awful.They tasted nice and she was really happy and very proud of her masterpieces so it was all worthwhile x

  14. Alica says:

    My children are all grown up but we baked and cooked all the time! My daughter helped me make chocolate muffins yesterday but she is now 19 so not a child 🙂

  15. Maya Russell says:

    We last baked honey biscuits for one of my children to give at home-time to her classmates.

  16. ELAINE DALE says:

    a chocolate cake with the grand-kids

  17. BECCA STAPLES says:

    We baked cupcakes for their birthday party x

  18. The last thing we cooked together was cookies and cupcakes

  19. fairy cakes with my grandaughter x

  20. Cupcakes for the school cake sale

  21. Zoe G says:

    We last made rock cakes

  22. jayne hall says:

    blimy prob back in early 90s

  23. debbie smith says:

    me and my little boy made choc chip muffins they didn’t look great but they tasted amazing x fab giveaway xx

  24. Natalie Crossan says:

    Cupcakes 🙂 xx

  25. Helen Grayson says:

    I made gooey flapjack! 🙂

  26. jennifer thorpe says:

    we baked oat and sultana cookies and rhubarb muffins last weekend

  27. Victoria says:

    cup cakes

  28. Sarah Heath says:

    We baked croissants (the ones out of a can), my son thought it was great fun rolling them up and eating them hot.

  29. katie skeoch says:

    Cupcakes

  30. Donna Tomlin says:

    Chocolate fairy cakes

  31. Kirsten Barthy says:

    Cupcakes (although most ended up on the floor) 🙁

  32. Bryony Brooke says:

    I don’t have children, but I can’t wait until I can bake cupcakes with my niece when she is old enough!

  33. Anna Bencsik says:

    Angela and I baked Sally Lunn bun. She read about it in a library book from school.

  34. Stephanie Tsang says:

    My daughter and I baked cupcakes together.

  35. My daughter’s not old enough yet, but I can’t wait to bake cupcakes with her – and then decorate them! (Well, and then eat them, of course. 🙂

  36. Spencer Broadley says:

    Cupkaes

  37. laura stewart says:

    we made brownies last week, crumble today xx

  38. The Free From Fairy says:

    We made raw organic chocolates!

  39. helen tovell says:

    chocolate and orange swirl cake

  40. jodie crossley says:

    decorated biscuits, quite a while a go though!

  41. Louise says:

    We last baked fairy cakes. Love the photos of Jumpy making the bread dough 🙂

    • Me too! I will treasure those photos. We will definitely get more of that safe dough to share moments like that again soon!

  42. kirsty webb says:

    Blueberry and lime cupcakes

  43. fozia Akhtar says:

    Cookies

  44. Paula Barker says:

    Chocolate cupcakes

  45. We made some Easter chocolate cornflake nests.

  46. Leila Benhamida says:

    Some semolina cakes with dates inside

  47. kayleigh Bates says:

    banana muffins

  48. Tracy B says:

    Bread! We have lemon drizzle cake planned for this weekend…Yum!

  49. Carly Elford says:

    Cupcakes 🙂

  50. Hassina Begum says:

    blueberry muffins

  51. Ruth Harwood says:

    Victoria Sponge xx

  52. Julie Booth says:

    a couple of weeks ago- fairy cakes

  53. leanne weir says:

    cookies

  54. cupcakes

  55. nicola clarkson says:

    blueberry muffins

  56. james rowlands says:

    Peppa pig cup cakes

  57. Michelle Ferguson says:

    Cup cakes

  58. Kate Cass says:

    Cupcakes and flapjack and a quiche! Lydia loves to cook but is very blasé about how it looks, Dominic on the other hand likes everything tidy and in a pattern with tread marks using his baking tractor!

    • There is a veggie quiche recipe on the blog, have you seen it?

      • Kate Cass says:

        Oh wow the courgette, tomato and goats cheese quiche looks gorgeous, definitely going to try this and will probably try with wholemeal pastry at some point or at least both flours, lovely with quiches. Ty for another beautiful recipe x

  59. Leanne moore says:

    Chocolate cake

  60. sharlene speakman says:

    cup cakes yesterday 🙂

  61. banana muffins

  62. Katherine L says:

    Banana muffins 🙂

  63. Karen Barrett says:

    Apple Crumble

  64. jemmer sams says:

    nut free chocolate cake

  65. Sarah Archibald says:

    Oreo brownies last week 🙂

  66. Heather Haigh says:

    Ginger muffins

  67. SophieR says:

    sugar cookies !

  68. fairy cakes

  69. mummyfever says:

    We made flapjack this morning and it’s banana bread tomorrow – we cook a lot, even my 8 month old gets involved 🙂

  70. Jo m welsh says:

    We made pizza from the dough to the topping they love making it

  71. Demon Drizzle cupcakes

  72. Sarah Taylor-Fergusson says:

    We last made pizza with all the toppings but my 5-yr-old lad wouldn’t eat it (his 7-yr-old brother did) and a few days before that we made chocolate brownies which all three of us ate, yay!

  73. Kat Lucas says:

    We baked chocolate chip cookies last

  74. lynn heath says:

    Some Fairycakes with butter icing

  75. hannahlig says:

    Smartie Cakes

  76. MichelleD says:

    3D Dinosaur biscuits!

  77. Kristy Leanne Brown says:

    Banana and almond bread

  78. adele knight says:

    Vanilla Cupcakes with Hundreds and Thousands 🙂

  79. chocolate rice krispy cakes

  80. Our latest creation was dairy free, sugar free fudge 😉

  81. Monica Gilbert says:

    My 2 year old daughter recently helped a bit with chocolate cupcakes.

  82. JULIE MCLAREN says:

    A big fat chocolate cake!

  83. elaine stokes says:

    there great grans birthday cake

  84. Amy B says:

    Flapjacks

  85. Coconut fairy cakes.

  86. EJ Dunn says:

    Baklava

  87. Julie Ward says:

    Chocolate brownies out of a packet, I can even ruin them

  88. Andrea Johnson says:

    flapjack!

  89. Jim M says:

    Bread

  90. Leanne Newsome says:

    Chocolate chip muffins

  91. Doreen Mccarthy says:

    fairy cakes, they love them x

  92. Susan Hoggett says:

    choc chip cookies

  93. katie w says:

    minion cakes from a pre bought cake mix

  94. Some fruit scones.

  95. Jennifer Carroll says:

    individual trifles and cupcakes

  96. Karen R says:

    We made chocolate cookies, which the kids then decorated and blinged for ages 🙂

  97. rice crispy cakes xx

  98. Elaine Savage says:

    sticky gingerbread

  99. Leesa Dunn says:

    Carrot cake (dairy free!)

  100. katherine b says:

    We made cupcakes last weekend x

  101. kim styles says:

    giant chocolate and mars bar cookies

  102. oreo cookie surprise cupcakes x

  103. mellanie forster says:

    We made blueberry muffins

  104. Keshia Esgate says:

    cupcakes!

  105. Shannon Talboys says:

    cupcakes x

  106. lucinda duxbury says:

    jam tarts

  107. Biscuits 🙂

  108. Nicola Holland says:

    Gingerbread Man

  109. cheese scones 4 days ago 🙂

  110. Joanna Sawka says:

    home made pizza

  111. Patricia Avery says:

    The grandchildren and I made some biscuits and decorated them last week 🙂

  112. pamela gossage says:

    chocolate buns

  113. Holly Boyd says:

    Cakes for Papa, it didn’t go well but that was probably my fault rather than theirs.

  114. Teresa Lee says:

    White chocolate mud cake

  115. Kimberley Howes says:

    Chocolate brownies

  116. We made cupcakes with my nieces this week, to welcome them into their new forever home! I’m staying with them and their Nan for the week while they get settled in to live with her forever. We have a cheesecake and a fit cake both planned for later in the week, too. After everything they’ve been through, they deserve it and much more!

  117. Wendy Guy says:

    Hedgehog bread rolls.

  118. Allan Wilson says:

    We made chocolate crispies

  119. Marie B says:

    Fairy cakes

  120. Rich Tyler says:

    Cookies! 🙂

  121. Biscuits

  122. Peanut butter and banana cake

  123. liz ferguson says:

    fruit cake xx

  124. chocolate brownies

  125. Michelle Wild says:

    The lowly banana cake.

  126. My son and I made iced cherry cakes yesterday.

  127. Chloe bailey says:

    Cookies x

  128. Chris Fletcher says:

    Cupcakes with faces on!

  129. Teresa Sheldon says:

    milloinaire shortbread a real family favourites

  130. we last made banana bread 🙂 nice and simple

  131. alisa moore says:

    cookies

  132. Sharon Cunningham says:

    Jam Swiss roll.

  133. Pam Francis Gregory says:

    Some mince pies

  134. debbie patching says:

    we baked orange and choc cakes

  135. Chocolate coconut brownies with my goddaughter 🙂

  136. Jayne K says:

    Rhubarb crumble

  137. Fairy cakes

  138. Jemima Nisbet says:

    Raspberry muffins

  139. Zoe Coen says:

    Chocolate cupcakes

  140. Katie says:

    Rice krispie treats

  141. Dawn Totton says:

    Cupcakes.

  142. Rhian Nelmes says:

    I baked some very easy flat bread.

  143. Rebecca Nisbet says:

    we baked gingerbread men, my daughter loves them 🙂

  144. Angela Williams says:

    Banana and cherry loaf cake

  145. Laura Vitty says:

    One of Heston’s gross-food recipes, edible ear wax!

  146. They help me in the kitchen all the time. Cooked a roast on Sunday pizza Saturday and we did fairy cakes for playgroup last month

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