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20 Sweet Recipes to Make with Kids

Looking for some fun, tasty and better-for-them recipes to make with kids?
Here are 20 of our fan favourites, all filled with the mouth-watering taste of Capilano Honey.

 

We’ve curated recipes for everything from school fetes to lunchbox go-to’s, impressive birthday cakes and special event masterpieces.
The best part? There are plenty of super quick, easy and no-bake recipes in here too! Cooking with kids has never been easier (or more fun).

Don’t forget to scroll down to the end for our handy honey-conversion guide. So you can swap the refined sugar with natural sweetener for sugar-free baking!

1. Capilano Honey Joys

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    10 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

Summer sprinkler, Capilano Honey Joys and….no, that’s everything.
Our refined-sugar free take on this iconic Aussie treat is perfect for re-living treasured memories and creating new ones.
A simple melt-and-mix recipe for baking with the kids.

2. One Bowl Wonder Brownies

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    25 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

In need of a classic brownie, with hidden better-for-them ingredients? This is IT! Shredded sweet potato creates a chewy, moist brownie naturally sweetened with pure Capilano honey.
Did we mention they’re gluten and dairy free too?

3. Capilano Honey Jumbles

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    30 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    10 mins

  • SERVINGS

    24

  • A time-honoured Aussie tradition, Capilano honey jumbles are a tender spiced biscuit, glazed with signature coloured honey icing that just oozes down the sides of the bikkie. Wonderful with a cup of tea, school fetes and reliving childhood memories – or creating new ones!

4. No Bake Cookie Dough Bars

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    Freezing

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Gluten free and no bake, this fun treat combines cashew butter, Capilano honey and delicious choc chips into one moreish cookie dough inspired treat, with strawberry ‘icing’! Perfect for special days at home or sharing with a party!

5. Capilano Honey Banana Bread

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    60 mins

  • SERVINGS

    8-10

Refined sugar, gluten and dairy free, Capilano honey banana bread is a better-for-you take on the classic. A hard-working baking staple, this freezer-friendly recipe is nourishing, comforting and versatile. Simply mix in your favourite nuts, seeds or chocolate chips.

6. Capilano Honeycomb

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    10 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12-15

  • Equal parts science and magic, our classic Capilano honeycomb recipe is a treat to make, and eat – especially when dipped in chocolate. The perfect activity or edible gift, year-round.

7. Brown Butter Honey Cakes

Brown Butter Honey Cakes
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    25 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Looking for a classic honey cupcake recipe? This is it! Warm, oozy and tender, simply bake, glaze and watch them be devoured with glee by kids, adults and grandparents alike.

8. Honey Yoghurt Cereal Bark

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    Freezing

  • SERVINGS

    4

  • This simple little recipe is the perfect chance to get creative in the kitchen with the kids. The base of honey, vanilla and yoghurt can be topped with your favourite cereals, fruits, nuts or even choc chips. A yummy after-school or party treat!

9. Choc Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies

Choc Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    12 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Made with honey instead of sugar, these one-bowl, flourless cookies are great to make with kids and fill up the cookie jar. You can add extra peanuts, dip them in chocolate or make them choc-free – there options are endless for this staple recipe.

10. Manuka Honey Gummy Shapes

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    Freezing

  • SERVINGS

    4

  • Naturally better for you than traditional lollies, these gummies are zesty, fruit and naturally sweet. They’re fun to make at home with the kids and a natural remedy for the family during the winter cold and flu season.

11. Choc Honey Crackle Slice

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Snap, crackle, choc! This time, hold the cooking chocolate and try this wholesome, no-nasties version of a much-loved classic. Easy to prep, cut and store so you can worry about one less thing mid-week.

12. Vanilla Honey Sheet Cake

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Medium

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    35 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Save this recipe! A tender vanilla and honey cake topped with swathes of creamy, billowy cocoa honey buttercream. Everything you love about a simple butter cake, but *so* much better.

13. Honey Weet-Bix Slice

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy – Medium

  • PREP TIME

    15 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    10 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Our very own Capilano ode to the classic. Perfect for lunches, fetes and treating yourself mid-afternoon! It’s also beautiful for weekend picnics or parties.

14. 5 Ingredient Chocolatey Scrolls

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Intermediate

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    25-30 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • The secret to these tender little 5 ingredient scrolls – Greek yoghurt! Simply mix, roll, spread generously with a chocolatey honey mixture and bake. The hardest part? Saving a couple for yourself!

15. Cranberry Oat Brekkie Bites

Cranberry Oat Brekkie Bites
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    25 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    15 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Packed full of bananas, oats, tahini, pure Capilano Honey and cranberries, these biscuits are the ultimate morning breakfast on-the-go!

16. Gluten Free Strawberry and Ricotta Honey Cake

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Intermediate

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    40 mins

  • SERVINGS

    10-12

  • This beautiful gluten-free cake will really put a spring in your step! It is made with cannellini beans instead of butter, Capilano honey instead of refined sugar and is brimming with the rich creaminess of ricotta and toasty almond meal. A lovely cake to share with friends and family at peak strawberry season!

17. Banana Honey Muffins

Banana Honey Muffins
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    10 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    20 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Take four bananas, add a few wholesome ingredients, a big dollop of cocoa honey on top and you have a whole new spin on this lunchbox essential! Refined sugar free, we hope this recipe becomes a favourite in your household.

18. Nut Free Honey Bliss Balls

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    10 mins

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Listen up lunchbox adventurers, these aren’t your run-of-the-mill bliss balls! One bite into these and you’ll float away to a world of creamy choc-caramel goodness without the guilt. And they’re nut-free to boot, winning!
Nut Free Honey Bliss Balls

19. Food Processor Carrot Cake

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    20 mins

  • COOKING TIME

    50 mins

  • SERVINGS

    10-12

  • The only thing better than traditional carrot cake is an easy, honey-packed version made in a food processor! We top ours with honey-roasted pecans and cream cheese icing for a dessert that impresses every. single. time.

20. No Bake Wholesome Peanut Rice Puff Bars

  • SKILL LEVEL

    Easy

  • PREP TIME

    2-3 hours

  • SERVINGS

    12

  • Remember rice crispy treats? These are a 5 ingredient, wholesome take on the original by Magdalena Roze.
    Packed with active Manuka Honey, peanuts and a hint of vanilla, they’re a wholesome boost for the busy bees in your family!
No Bake Wholesome Peanut Rice Puff Bars

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