Both my girls have helped in the kitchen because she was very young. I think that get kid-friendly recipes your kids to really see that cooking is fun and tasty.
Most children I know and love cupcakes. We always use standard size cupcake tins, which help the children. The small muffin tins to cupcakes which are too small to handle for young hands.
The easiest way to make cupcakes for younger children is to start with a box of cake mix. The first recipe starts with a box of cake mix food of the devil. Make dough according to box instructions. This recipe is a delicious filling and easy to do for children:
Combine 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, one-third cup sugar and one egg. Stir until blended. Then, mix six ounces chocolate chips.
Line muffin tin with your documents and fill each about one-third full. Now put a heaping tablespoon of cream cheese mixture over the dough. Then fill the muffin of the rest of the way so that there is room for growth. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes. If you want to add frosting, I always bought already mixed the frosting, that children were able to spread only.
Another really fun cupcake idea for children is to use ice cream cones. Buy ice cream cones, which are flat on the floor.
Use a cake mix and prepare the cupcakes according to package directions. Place paper liners in muffin tin. Fill each muffin tin, filling about two-thirds and then turning the cone upside down and place it over the dough. Bake 18-20 minutes at 350 degrees. Test with a toothpick to ensure that the muffins are done. After the cupcakes are cool, remove the lining paper and freeze. Add to freeze decorations, such as M & M's, Skittles and either rainbow or chocolate praline.
I also have recipes that have seen this a bit backwards. To say these recipes ice cream to 2 / 3 of the way with batter, standing on a baking sheet and bake for cover. I've never done so, but I see many websites and blogs.
If you buy white icing, you can use a few drops of food coloring to the frosting, so that the children can freeze almost any color you want. You can do almost everything above the freezing point. My kids always like gummy worms. Add some of this love in a green frosting and children simply. You can even jelly beans on top.
We had a birthday party once where I have tons of decorations in various shells and the children come with their own combinations of colored frosting and decorations. Some children are so creative with their designs. You can cut strips of licorice into small pieces so that the children create beetles and butterflies can. Really, the possibilities are endless to use as other sweets to decorate cupcakes.
Try cupcakes with your kids. It is a great way to get them into the kitchen and cooking.