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Kids’ Birthday Party Food & Birthday Cakes | Easy Recipes | Best Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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chocolate apricot fudge recipe

Chocolate Apricot Fudge | The Easy Recipe

I’ve been making this chocolate treat for at least 15 years. A friend of a friend made and brought it along to a bbq and she kindly told me the recipe. I couldn’t believe how easy it was. It’s just four ingredients and a few minutes to make.
What You Need

1 Packet 375gm Dark Chocolate Melts […]

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Chocolate Coconut Slice | Recipe

This is a super simple recipe the kids can help with that takes about 10 minutes to prepare and just a little longer to cook.  It’s a sweet treat for play dates, after school or to enjoy with a hot cuppa.
You Will Need:

3 Weetbix biscuits
1 cup (85g) desiccated coconut
1/2 cup (120g) raw caster sugar
1 cup (150g) […]

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Pavlova Recipe | It’s easier than you think

I have always loved Pavlova but thought it was too hard to make. About 17 years ago (Ok, that makes me sound ancient) I went to a bbq and the lovely host served up a beautiful Pavlova and convinced me that it really wasn’t very hard to make. So I took her recipe and gathered […]

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Stiletto Cupcakes

How super cute are these ‘Stiletto’ cupcakes? This Birthday Cake idea was sent in by one of our Play & Go readers Jan for her daughter’s 7th Birthday.
These were based on a recipe found on US Today Show here (scroll down) or you can watch the video above for instructions.
They used flat rectangular Malt biscuits […]

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Chewy Chocolate Cookies | Easy Recipe for Kids

I’ve had this recipe for Chewy Chocolate Cookies for years – I think I cut it out from a box of cocoa originally. My kids love these cookies and are always asking to make them. They are great as a treat for afternoon tea; to take to a friend’s or packaged up to give as […]

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Little Blue Bird Birthday | How to Make a Chocolate Smash Cake

My daughter’s 7th Birthday was a blue bird theme. Her birthday is just before Easter so we were lucky to find some gorgeous little birds from the Bed Bath n Table Easter decoration range to hang on some twigs from the garden. A birdy tea towel was used to decorate the front of the table.
Blue […]

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Kids Rocky Road | As Easy as 1 2 3!

Rocky Road is a favourite treat in our house, but the kiddy version – not the ‘real’ variety!  It’s a sweet treat that makes a great little thank you gift, perfect for parties, picnics and as an after dinner sweet. Using only 3 ingredients, this is a quick, easy recipe that the kids can help with […]

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A FruChocs Favourite Recipe | FruChocs Brownies

Being HUGE fans of Menz FruChocs it was only a matter of time before we started to make our way through the delicious assortment of FruChoc recipes.  This one has become a family favourite for both adults and kids in our house with constant requests to make more!  It is truly addictive…especially with the delicious […]

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Haigh’s Chocolate Honeycomb Muffins | Recipe

Haigh’s Chocolate Honeycomb Muffins – Recipe
On May 1st 1915, Alfred E Haigh opened the doors of the very first Haigh’s Chocolates store at number 34 King William Street, Adelaide.  Today Haigh’s are very proud to be the oldest family-owned chocolate manufacturing retailer in Australia.  The company is run by fourth generation Haighs, Alister and Simon, who started in […]

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Mars Bar Slice Recipe | Chewy Chocolate Treat

Mars Bar Slice is an old favourite which is always a winner at parties or anytime you need a sweet treat.
Crispy Rice Bubbles in a rich and chewy, chocolate-caramel mixture with chocolate icing on top – sounds moreish doesn’t it?
What You Need
Ingredients for Mars Bar Layer
♥  1 Bag of fun size Mars Bars (216g) or […]

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Pony Party | Smash Cake

We recently celebrated my little love’s 4th Birthday with a party at Four Oaks Farm. Here is the Pony smash cake consisting of a hollow chocolate dome with treats hidden inside, snack size Flakes glued with chocolate all around the cake (as if it needed more chocolate)!! And of course a fondant Pony sitting on […]

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Lemonade Scones | 5 Ingredients | Recipe

Served warm or cold, these delicious homemade scones are perfect for a morning snack or afternoon tea, as an after school treat, to take to the park in a picnic basket or as part of a party menu.
I’ve served these delights many times and there’s never any left over!  Loved equally by both adults and children, […]

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Ice Cream Birthday Cake

 

Ice Cream Birthday Cake
Ice cream is probably my children’s favourite food. So it’s not surprising that we had an ice cream themed 5th Birthday party one year.
This ice cream birthday cake was probably one of the easiest cakes I have made. I saw the idea in a blog post by Hip Hooray and bought the […]

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Lollies by Menz & Foodland for Little Heroes

Have you tried this range of lollies by Menz? There are snakes as shown here, as well as frogs, milk bottles and mixed lollies, with all natural flavours and colours.
They are made right here in South Australia at the Robern Menz factory in Glynde for our local Foodland supermarkets, another great SA business. Not only […]

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Birthday Party Cupcake Ideas

I am a huge fan of cupcakes at birthday parties. Especially mini ones. After finding so many cupcakes with only the tops eaten (well it is the best bit) I realised that mini ones are the best size for children’s parties. One batch of cake mix will make so many mini cupcakes (I usually get […]

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tiny teddy cars in a row

Tiny Teddy Cars | Recipe

These little cars are always such a hit at parties.  They are super easy to make, use minimal ingredients and are perfect for both boys and girls.
What you will need:
Fun Size Milky Way Pack (Large 336gm has 28 bars)
Chocolate (to melt)
100gm Tiny Teddy Biscuits (Honey flavour pictured, or any flavour you like)
Smarties (Family Size Bag 340gm)
Preparation:
To […]

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