Monday, December 6, 2010

Kids Party Food

Too much planning can make an adult celebration fall flat and children also resent attempts to regiment their behaviour at party.
Children love to play noisy, boisterous games with gusto and at the same time enjoy fun food and drinks..
So here are some fun drink and food recipes for kids parties..

Caramallo Milk
Caramallo Milk
You will need:
6 tbsp butter
4 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 cup fresh cream
2 cups milk
8 marshmallows (white)
1 cup grated chocolate (dark)
Melt butter in saucepan, add brown sugar, stir over heat until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat and add fresh cream, stir until smooth.
Add milk, stir over heat again until just boiling.
Pour into tall or milk glasses, place marshmallows and sprinkle grated chocolate.

Pastel Punch
You will need:
2 cups canned pineapple juice (chilled)
2 cups canned raspberry juice (chilled)
1 litre lemon soft drink
1 litre vanilla ice cream
Blend all the ingredients until it becomes smooth and frothy.
Serve immediately.
This can be made with any citrusy fruits. Here I have used Orange Juice and Raspberry Juice Combination..

Vanilla Malt Drink
You will need:
3 cups milk
1/4 cup malted milk powder
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp honey
1 cup grated dark chocolate
Blend on high all the ingredients. Serve immediately with grated dark chocolate.
This drink can be served chilled or enjoyed hot!

Bewitched Brew
You will need:
1 bottle blackcurrant juice
1 bottle apple juice
1 bottle ginger ale
Combine all the ingredients. Serve in tall glasses with crushed ice.
Or serve in margarita glasses with the glass rims rolled in powdered sugar.

Chewy Rumble Crumble
You will need:
1 cup marshmallows (white)
1 cup dark chocolate
1 cup white chocolate
1/2 cup butter
3 cups crushed biscuits (digestive/marie)-crush into powder form.
1 cup whipped cream
1 cup icing sugar
In a saucepan, over medium heat melt butter and add marshmallows, dark and white chocolate.
Cook until the whole mixture melts and becomes a soft gooey texture.
Add the crushed biscuits. Mix.
Pour this mixture in a greased cake tin.
And let it cool, once cooled keep it in refrigerator to set.
Before serving dust some powdered sugar and whipped cream!

Fruity Jelly Cake
You will need:
4 tbsp china grass (pink colour)
4 cup water
1 sponge cake
2 cups chopped fruits
desired Icing or whipped cream
strawberries or cherries for decoration
Dissolve china grass in water over medium heat, stirring constantly for about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut a hole in centre of the sponge cake and keep it aside, in the serving tray.
Place the chopped fruits in the centre of the cake.
Once the china grass is ready, let it cool a bit, then pour this mixture in the centre of the cake, over the chopped fruits
Refrigerate it.
Once set, decorate with desired icing or whipped cream and serve!
You can decorate with strawberries or cherries!

Fruity Toastado Squares
You will need:
10 toasts (fruit-bread or sweet milk bread or small buns)
1 cup chopped fruits
5 Cheese slices
Cut the bread toasts into bite sized squares.
Cut cheese slices in proportion with the bread toast squares.
Place the cheese over toast, a drop of jam over it and some chopped fruits.
Garnish with a drop of jam or whipped cream.

I'm sure this food will not only be enjoyed by kids but everyone!!
Amrutha Langs