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Whether you’ve got a budding chef or want to get your kids excited about cooking, you’ll definitely want to grab a copy of Bake, Make &  Learn to Cook—from them, and for you, too! This beautifully-illustrated cookbook by Great British Baking Show winner David Atherton is the perfect way to introduce the basics of home cooking and baking to your kids.

This new cookbook features a collection of first recipes to help inspire kids and families to connect through learning the joy of cooking together. From basic cooking techniques to fresh takes on classic recipes, Bake, Make & Learn to Cook features simple twists on kid favorites, so the food feels familiar and new, all at the same time. Plus, it emphasizes the importance of healthy eating in a way that’s friendly and not overwhelming.

From very kid-friendly Snaky Breadsticks and Cakey Caterpillars to more classic Perfect Pasta Bakes and Easy-Peasy Potpies, you and your kids are sure to find new go-to recipes that you’ll want to make over and over.

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Nutty French Toast, from Bake, Make & Learn to Cook


1 very ripe banana
6 slices of stale bread
A jar of peanut butter
2 medium eggs
1/4 cup of milk
1 tbsp of honey
A little butter to grease the pan


1. Mash the banana on a plate.
2. Spread one slice of bread with one-third of the mashed banana.
3. Spread another slice with one peanut butter and sandwich together. Repeat to make two more sandwiches.
4. Whisk the eggs, milk, and honey together in a wide-bottomed bowl.
5. Place the first sandwich in the bowl for 30 seconds.
6. Flip it over, leave for 10 seconds, and put aside. Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the other 2 sandwiches.
7. Lightly grease the frying pan and put over medium heat.
8. Friday the sandwich for 3 minutes. (Don’t have the heat too high or I’ll burn).
9. Flip the sandwich over and fry for another 3 minutes. Repeat steps 7-9 for the other 2 sandwiches.
10. Carefully place each sandwich onto a plate, cut in half, and drizzle with honey.

This cookbook is the perfect holiday gift for your little foodie, or for your entire family. Here’s to bringing a little bit of joy into the kitchen, and connecting with your kids in a beautiful way this holiday season (and beyond).

You can purchase Bake, Make & Learn to Cook wherever you get your books.

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