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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

You could win a bundle of Sukrin products!
Here is what our winner will get: bread mix for one loaf, a pack of coconut flour, one of peanut flour, sesame flour and almond flour.

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  1. Dawn Totton
    08/06/2015 / 9:40 pm


  2. Rhian Nelmes
    08/06/2015 / 9:46 pm

    I baked some very easy flat bread.

  3. Rebecca Nisbet
    08/06/2015 / 9:53 pm

    we baked gingerbread men, my daughter loves them 🙂

  4. Angela Williams
    08/06/2015 / 10:03 pm

    Banana and cherry loaf cake

  5. Laura Vitty
    08/06/2015 / 10:28 pm

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

    • Mel
      08/06/2015 / 10:32 pm

      Yuck, yuck, yuck!

  6. Kerry Lethbridge
    08/06/2015 / 10:33 pm

    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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