Holiday baking with kids: Pizza 4 ways

Author: PriceK


If you’re stuck at home with bored children on long summer holidays, get them into the kitchen and make pizza! We have 5 short videos to show you how.

Not only is pizza one of the easiest recipes you can make, it’s fun to do and you won’t have any trouble getting the little darlings to eat the results. That’s lunch or dinner sorted too, then. It’s a win/win all round.

Holidays are perfect for cooking and baking activities. Take a rainy afternoon, one or more eager kids and a few basic ingredients and off you go.

1 – Cheat’s Pizza

The quickest and easiest way to make your own pizza is by cheating! Use ready made flour tortillas or round pitta bread instead of a pizza dough base, then top with your favourite pizza ingredients and bake in your gas or electric oven for 10 minutes.

How to make Pitta Bread Pizza:

How to make Tortilla Pizza:

2 – Quick Homemade Pizza

If you prefer to make ‘real’ pizza, why not save yourself the effort and avoid a messy kitchen worktop by using shop bought pizza bases? Simply add your favourite toppings and bake for 10 minutes in the oven.

How to make Quick Homemade Pizza:

3 – Classic Italian Pizza

Making pizza from scratch the old fashioned way is not hard to do, and the kids will love getting messy with their hands. You need a little bit of workspace in your kitchen to roll out the dough, and there’ll be some flour to clean up afterwards, but the results are well worth it.

How to make Classic Italian Pizza:

4 – Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza

Finally, who says pizza has to be a savoury dish? If your kids are keener on making a sweet treat, this Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza recipe is the perfect answer. Top with Nutella, Oreos, Smarties, Marshmallows or any other sweet of your choice.

How to make Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza:

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