How to make homemade Playdough

There are a couple of kids playdough recipes here on the Fresh In The Kitchen website, but this one is the best for a smooth and silky result. The perfect activity to keep the kids entertained during school holidays or weekends. People love this playdough recipe NZ wide! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar…

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Rum, Ginger & Chocolate Dessert with M&M’s

Michelle's favourite dessert fresh ideas

Here you have one very delish, very rich, very colourful dessert. It’s a colourful, kids-can-help recipe (obviously omit the Rum!) made with one of the best biscuits around – ginger-nuts! Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 packets of gingernut biscuits Fresh cream 1 Tablespoon sugar or to taste Cinnamon 1 packet of chocolate chips 1 small packet…

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Kirsty’s Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fresh Ideas

These fantastic chocolate chip cookies will turn out crunchy perfect every time. My lovely friend Kirsty Gobbie from our weekly Mainly Music get-together bakes these every week and we are stoked when she arrives with them for morning tea! Oooh and add Macadamia Nuts for something extra special. Ingredients 125g butter 1/2 cup sugar 1…

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M&M Cookies

M&M Cookies fresh ideas

Kids LOVE these cookies! TIP: If you want them to last long keep them stored high up in the pantry otherwise they will be gone and eaten before you know it, except for a trail of cookie crumbs. Ingredients 1 c butter (room temperature) 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c light brown sugar 1 large egg…

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Pigs in a blanket

Pigs in a blanket fresh ideas

Pigs in a Blanket are a kids pleaser for sure! They make for a delicious after school snack and are a perfect party food addition that people, young and old, can’t get enough of!

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Fairy bread

Fairy Bread fresh ideas

Fairy bread is an all-time favourite party food. Kiwi kids love it and it only requires three different ingredients. Trouble is, once kids get a taste for it, they will want Fairy Bread all the time. And you will notice the adults having a sneaky pick too to remind of their childhood parties! Make this…

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Apricot Sultana Balls

Apricot Sultana balls fresh ideas

Here’s something new, healthy and exciting for the lunchbox. Kids will enjoy them even more if they get to be involved and get their hands messy – so let them roll these apricot sultana balls in the coconut. Serves: 20 Ingredients 150 g dried apricots 100 g sultanas 1 cup apple juice 8 Weet Bix…

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Marble cake

A cut side of three coloured marble cake.

Marble Cake just like nana used to make. With a delicate mix of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry it’s a taste sensation. This recipe is nice and easy with a golden crispy edge so good with or without icing.

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