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Homemade cupcake recipes for kids – finger foods!

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Homemade cupcake recipes for kids – finger foods!

Sweets and snacks for children is a topic that is quite controversial. Most parents avoid giving their children a lot of sugar, a great alternative to traditional treats are healthy baked goods. The youngest generation loves cupcakes and muffins, so it is worth knowing some proven recipes for this treat. Moreover, it is a good idea to involve your children in the preparation of the cake together to make the satisfaction of eating it even greater. Most of the recipes below are very simple and can literally be made in minutes

Sweet muffins are a great way to have a second breakfast, afternoon snack or a snack for school. It is worth replacing white sugar with healthier sweeteners like honey, xylitol, agave syrup or coconut sugar. Choose dark chocolate or fruit pieces for muffins instead of sweetened peas. Have children make decorations for the muffins using tissue paper and toothpicks, for example

Soft muffin batter can be a great way to serve one of your child’s meals when you are expanding their diet. In this case, it is worth resigning from sweetening the baked product. You can give a sweet taste to cupcakes by adding to the center of a fork crushed, ripe banana

Recipes for healthy muffins for children

Blueberry muffins


1/2 cup spelt flour,

1/2 cup cooked millet groats,

1/3 cup coconut oil,

3/4 cup plant milk,

2 eggs,

1 teaspoon baking powder,

6 tablespoons of honey or other sweetener,

handful of washed blueberries,

Method of preparation

First, sift the flour into a large bowl and combine it with the baking powder. In another bowl, whisk eggs, add milk and coconut oil. Then add the wet products to the dry ones. Sweeten the mixture as required and add the buckwheat and fruit. Mix well, then put the mixture into the muffin tins. Then put the muffins for 30 minutes in the oven preheated to 170 degrees

Peanut and Banana Muffins


1 ripe banana ( you’ll know by the skin starting to turn black),

3/4 cup spelt flour,

2 teaspoons of flaxseed,

2 eggs,

1/3 cup canola oil or melted butter,

1 teaspoon baking powder,

1/3 teaspoon baking soda,

2 cubes of dark chocolate,

handful of mixed walnuts or hazelnuts.

Method of preparation:

The first step is to mash the banana into a smooth paste, you can do this with a fork. Then add eggs, oil, flour, flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda and nuts. Then mix all the ingredients thoroughly and put the mixture into cupcake tins. Cut the chocolate into small pieces and put them into the cupcake tins. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and bake the cupcakes for 20 minutes until browned

Read also: How long can breast milk be kept in the freezer?

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