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Top 5 Best Kids' Cookbooks

These easy-to-follow cookbooks are sure to get kids' mouths watering! Featuring plenty of delicious dishes, from scrumptious starters through to drool-worthy desserts, see below for the best kids' cookbooks.

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1. Ella's Kitchen: The Cookbook - The Red One

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Ella's Kitchen

This vibrant cookbook contains 100 yummy recipes to inspire big and little cooks, ranging from simple snacks and lip-smacking lunches to delicious and satisfying dinners. Savour a variety of healthy, delectable fare, including salmon fillets baked in parcels, sweet and sour prawns, blueberry pancakes and perfect pasta, and prepare them all with the help of your little ones. The book includes easy prep tasks for kids to do as well as fun activities throughout. From first foods to perfect puds and tasty treats, this comprehensive cookbook will soon become an essential kitchen companion!


2. Usborne Children's Book of Baking Cakes

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Abigail Wheatley & Jessie Eckel

For homemade treats guaranteed to please, look no further than this scrummy baking book! Easy-to-follow recipes are accompanied by charming illustrations in a gorgeous recipe book that will show kids how to make yummy cupcakes, mouth-watering muffins, brilliant brownie bites and much more. The book also offers tips for decorating and wrapping boxes and jars to make perfect pressies.


3. Everyday Kitchen for Kids

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Jennifer Low

Discover 100 recipes for both sweet and savoury dishes in this treasure trove of treats! No sharp knives or cooking on the hob are required, making these recipes safer for children (with adult supervision, of course). Most of the recipes use measuring jugs and spoons and the helpful photographs show kids exactly what to aim for. There are even dishes for children with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Recipes include upside-down baked potatoes, every-flavour pork chops, cashew couscous and over 50 baked treats, including luscious lemon cupcakes and rainy-day banana bread.


4. Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book - The Yellow One

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Ella's Kitchen

Kids love baking, with all its fascinating textures, sumptuous smells, and - of course - tastes! This bumper baking book showcases a wide range of easy recipes for all occasions, from lunchtime to party time. Enjoy whipping up a host of nutritious, delicious treats with your budding bakers, and watch them learn about counting, weighing and measuring. But above all, have fun and get messy! Recipes include savoury snacks for kids on the go, perfect picnic recipes, and scrummy cakes and cookies guaranteed to delight the whole family! 

5. Cool Kids Cook

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Jenny Chandler

This stylish cookbook is perfect for pre-teens aged 7-14. It contains not only a range of diverse recipes, but also heaps of fascinating facts about food. This book doesn't patronise: it contains authentic dishes that teach children how to eat healthily, shop smartly and learn the vital cooking skills needed for a life of fantastic food. Alongside well-known dishes such as homemade granola, tasty muffins and a brilliant birthday cake, you'll find more interesting and inventive ideas, such as fish en papillote, adventurous stir fries and vegetable slaws. With step-by-step photography and a lively graphic style, this book will help kids cook and eat properly.


Best children's cookbooks

  • Ella's Kitchen: The Cookbook
  • Usborne Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley and Jessie Eckel
  • Everyday Kitchen for Kids by Jennifer Low
  • Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book
  • Cool Kids Cook by Jenny Chandler