When kids bake, it’s much more than just a tasty treat at the end! Baking is also a great way for your kids to enjoy spending time together as a family, learn skills such as measuring, math, and reading, and gain confidence. It’s a process that kids can help with from beginning to end, so roll up your sleeves and get them involved!
This blog post will discuss some baking tips, ways to get your kids involved, and some recipes that are perfect for little chefs!
3 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in The Cooking Process
- Pick The Recipe
One of the best ways to get your kids involved in baking is to let them choose the recipe. There are plenty of kid-friendly recipes out there, so allow them to pick one that looks fun and exciting. Once you have a recipe, it’s time to gather all of the ingredients. This is an excellent opportunity for kids to learn about measuring and following directions specified on the recipe.
- Mix, Pour, Stir
Let your little ones help mix, pour, and stir the batter. They will love getting their hands dirty and being a part of the process. Baking is also an excellent opportunity to teach kids about patience. It can be tempting to want to open the oven door every few minutes to check on the baking progress, but remind your kids that good things will come to those who wait!
- Get Creative
Once the baking is finished, it’s time for the best part – decorating! Allow your kids to be creative and have fun with this step. They can use frosting, sprinkles, and other toppings to turn their creation into a work of art. Happy decorating!
Kid-Friendly Baking Mixes
We’ve got you covered if you’re looking for some kid-friendly recipes to try. All of our Notta Lotta Sugar and Gotta Lotta Protein products are quick, easy, and use simple ingredients.
Our Notta Lotta Sugar baking mixes are made with our unique house-blended plant-based sugar replacer allows for 75-85% LESS SUGAR than other National brands. This makes our mixes so unique and great tasting while watching the calories!
Vanilla Butter Cookies
Notta Lotta Sugar’s Vanilla Butter Cookie Mix is genuinely a decadent cookie. A sweet vanilla buttery flavor your taste buds are waiting for, minus all the sugar! Perfect for dipping in a hot cup of tea/coffee or frosted and decorated for a birthday party.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with fewer calories! Our low-sugar Notta Lotta Chocolate Cake Mix will satisfy your cravings without sacrificing any of the delicious taste. Made with simple ingredients and added fiber.
Top your chocolate cupcakes with our low-sugar vanilla frosting recipe.
Chocolate Chip Oat Pancakes
We’ll have pancakes with a side of pancakes, please! Delicious Gotta Lotta Protein Chocolate Chip Pancakes are packed with 14g of protein. Extra protein options support muscle health and give you energy throughout the day. In addition, they are made with no artificial colors.
Gotta Lotta Protein Blueberry Muffins are bursting with flavor and make for a perfect grab-and-go breakfast for the whole family. Made with simple ingredients, no artificial colors, and 15g of protein per serving, these muffins make for the perfect breakfast or snack option.