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2 Homemade Dessert Snack Recipes Kids (And Adults) Will Love!

Posted: July 31, 2015

These delicious homemade dessert snack recipes are easy to make and nutritious too for your little one – and the entire family to enjoy.

Who says desserts snacks are all bad? You can make yummy dessert snacks for your kids/toddlers that are as nutritious as the meal. I would like to share two easy-to-make and healthy dessert snack recipes for your kids (older than 12 months.)

You can serve them after the meal or as a mid-day snack. But before you go on to try these recipes or other new dessert recipes, keep the following points in mind:

  1. Use only finely ground nuts in your recipes to prevent any choking hazard. Some kids (especially toddlers) find big chunks or whole nuts difficult to swallow.
  2. Introduce one food item at a time to check your kid’s preference and signs of any allergic reaction. This will help you to select the best ingredients while preparing any dishes for your little one.
  3. You can use unsweetened soya milk as a healthy alternative to whole milk in various recipes.
  4. Do not add artificial sweeteners in your baby’s food to prevent any negative health outcomes.

1. Chocolate Custard with Mashed Banana

Bananas are naturally sweet and serve as an excellent source of nourishment. These perfect fruits are definitely a good addition to your toddler’s diet. It is rich in potassium and fiber and is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B2.

chocolate-banana-custard small

Ingredients:

  • 1 small banana (Chopped or mashed)
  • 1 tsp drinking chocolate powder (Contains sugar)
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 100ml whole milk

Preparation: Heat milk in a pan and add corn flour and drinking chocolate powder. Keep stirring the mixture on low flame until it thickens to a soupy consistency. Add a banana in the mixture and serve at room temperature or cold.

2. Mixed Fruit Cupcakes

fruit-cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup diced and steamed apple
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 1/2 cup brown rice (grind to make rice flour)
  • 1 tbsp raisins (soaked for 15 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 7-8 paper cupcake cases
  • 1 cupcake mold

Preparation: Line all the paper cupcake cases in the cupcake mold and keep aside. To prepare the batter, mix together all the ingredients in a bowl. Fill this batter in the cupcake cases till 3/4 height. Then preheated oven on 175 degrees for 15-20 minutes and place the cupcake mold for approximately 20 to 25 minutes or more, until cooked.

Try out these yummy recipes and enjoy the dessert-snack time like never before!

First published at the author’s blog

banana custard and fruit cupcakes via Shutterstock 

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