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Last Updated : Sep 15,2018



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Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth or two? Everybody loves sweets, whether they admit it or not. Kids especially are so fond of sweet treats that it kind of makes them feel good! They need the energy too, so unless your kid is obese or diabetic or advised a diet by your doctor, a sweet or two once in a while is not going to harm!

While the previous generation of kids lost their hearts to rich and aromatic Indian sweets like laddoos, halwas and chikkis, now the children are exposed to international options too, such as chocolates, cakes, cookies, biscuits and mousses. So, while the traditional Indian mithai continue to be hot favorites, there are more contenders in this space today.

Like adults, children also have their own personal preferences. Some like warm, gooey, chocolaty desserts, while others like light, semi-sweet treats. Some like their desi delights while others crave for chocolates and ice-creams. On the other hand, there are many kids who like all things sweet!

Top 10 sweet recipes loved by kids
1. Rasmalai
2. Kheer
3. Cakes
4. Chocolates
5. Halwa
6. Til Laddu
7. Chikki
8. Basundi
9. Ice-creams
10. Sheera

Kids’ tastes also vary from season to season. Of course, our palate tries to sync with the weather, doesn’t it? Hot weather calls for something cool and light, while cold weather calls for something warm and rich. So, here’s what we think are ideal for the two main seasons…

Top 10 Kids’ sweet treats for summer
1. Ice-Creams
2. Rice Kheer
3. Rasmalai
4. Basundi
5. Fruit Custard
6. Jelly
7. Eggless Cakes
8. Black Forest Cake
9. Biscuit Cake
10. Kulfi

Top 8 Winter sweet treats for kids
1. Gajar ka Halwa
2. Chikki Recipes
3. Badam ka Halwa
4. Moong Dal Halwa
5. Gulab Jamun
6. Besan Laddoo
7. Atta ka Sheera
8. Puran Poli

When preparing sweets for kids, try to rope them into the activity! Since it is something they love to eat, they will be glad to help, and it will gradually introduce them to the wonders of the kitchen. As they grow older, they will willingly start cooking and enjoying their time in the kitchen. You can ask them to mix or shape the dough, decorate the cake, cut the biscuits, stuff the poli, and other simple tasks that they will also enjoy doing.

You will be spoilt for choice as you start exploring each category of sweets on our website. Not only can you find one for every occasion, but with a sudden spark you might also create your own marvellous one. Not just that, you will discover healthy options too, such as baked sweet treats with less of sugar and fats.

It is fun to make sweets for your kids at home. The innocent, unmasked eagerness in their eyes as they wait to taste the sweet treats is worth a fortune! Not only that, it is also much more satisfying as you are assured of the purity and quality of the food your child consumes.

So, enjoy every moment of cooking for your kids, and don’t even think of it as work. It’s a pleasure. And remember, the sweets taste even sweeter when they are garnished with your love!

Happy Cooking!

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Moong Dal Halwa
Recipe# 3914
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A classic recipe that is relished throughout Rajasthan during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. It is considered to be auspicious, and is often prepared during Holi, Diwali and weddings too. It takes a long time and lots of patienc ....
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe# 1941
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
Cookies are a must to complete the Christmas experience. They are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home, to appease your sweet tooth as well as sudden hunger pangs. And, what better flavour of cookie to make than chocolaty ones! Here is the perfect recipe to make delightful Eggless Chocolate Co ....
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu
Recipe# 39650
14 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Do you know that 100 grams of garden cress seeds offers 100 mg of iron? Who would have thought that this tiny seed is a goldmine of iron! Halim Ladoo is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet made with iron-rich garden cress seeds. Other ingredients like j ....
Kesar Peda
Recipe# 40033
12 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava. By using readymade mava we have brought down the cooking time required to make this traditional mithai. You still have to plan ahead when you want to prepare ....
Sitaphal Milkshake
Recipe# 1085
05 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Custard apple by itself is a wondrous treat with its uniquely grainy texture and extreme sweetness. Blended with vanilla ice-cream and chilled milk, it becomes nothing short of nectar! Creamy to the core, this Sitaphal Milkshake is a truly energising treat that your taste buds will thank you for. ....
Atta Ka Sheera
Recipe# 2784
28 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering Atta Sheera, with a fabulous colour, texture and flavour, ready in just five minutes! If you are wondering how that magic is possible, well, just trust your microwave to do it for you. Flavoured with cardamom and garnished with slivers of almond, this is one irresistible dessert that ....
Atta Biscuits, Whole Wheat Sweet Biscuits, Jar Snack
Recipe# 42266
01 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Time to indulge in some sweet and spicy Atta Biscuits. Resplendent with the aroma of ghee and the magic of Indian spices like nutmeg and cardamom, these Atta Biscuits are a real pleasure to bite into! They have a rich and pleasantly sweet taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which is achieved by ....
Golpapdi, Gujarati Gol Papdi Recipe
Recipe# 636
16 Jul 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
This wheat flour based sweet is easier to prepare than any of the other traditional Gujarati sweets . Since it does not have too much ghee and is trouble-free to prepare, you can even make it often as an evening ....
Fudge Fingers, Gooey Chocolate Fudge Dessert for Kids
Recipe# 2615
20 Aug 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chocolaty, gooey and chilled, these Fudge Fingers are simply too cool to refuse! A mind-boggling combination of chocolate, condensed milk, biscuits and nuts, this dessert is not only too tasty but also amazingly easy to make. You can cook these Fudge Fingers with your kids – you will find that t ....
Brownie with White Chocolate Cage
Recipe# 36423
03 Jun 16

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An eye-catching rich, dark chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream makes a great party dessert .
Mango Sheera
Recipe# 42594
01 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Everyone wants to make the most of the mango season because it is the undisputed king of fruits and everybody’s favourite too! Here is another smart way to use this awesome fruit. Add it to the traditional sheera, to make it more interesting and unique. Like any
Malai Kulfi
Recipe# 4005
25 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Being a frozen dairy dessert, kulfi is technically an ice-cream, but with the rich flavour and unique texture of condensed milk, it is a class apart, a genre in it ....
Butterscotch Ice Cream
Recipe# 3980
02 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yes, here were tell you how to make the ever-popular Butterscotch Ice-Cream! Loved by kids and adults alike, this rich ice-cream has a mellow flavour balanced wonderfully by the sweet crunch of the crushed praline. The praline, made with cashews and sugar, gives a delectable texture and rich flavour ....
Eggless Chocolate Cake Using Microwave  ( Cakes and Pastries )
Recipe# 33304
30 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A variation of the curd-based eggless chocolate cake recipe that can be made easily using the microwave oven.
Chocolate and Butter Biscuits
Recipe# 2536
28 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are loaded with butter and cocoa, two potent ingredients that have the power to transform any food into an irresistible treat. You will find that the butter not only gives this biscuit a fabulous texture but also a rich flavour, notably buttery. A dash of vanil ....
Layered Fruity Custard
Recipe# 5671
27 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An easy and quick dessert that you can surprise your kids with at dinner! We will let you in on a secret – adults will love this too! Crunchy, husky digestive biscuits offer a perfect base for colourful, tangy fruits and creamy custard sauce. Strawberry jelly and almond slivers are like the cherry o ....
Chocolate Cake
Recipe# 1915
06 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Who can resist the temptation of sinking their teeth into a soft, rich and gooey chocolate cake? An all-time favourite, the Chocolate Cake fits perfectly into any occasion , and is a must-add to everybody’s cooking folders. This intensely-fla ....
Rich Vanilla Sponge Cake Using Eggs
Recipe# 33918
06 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When it comes to baking Cakes, practice makes one perfect, and the Rich Vanilla Sponge Cake Using Eggs is an ideal recipe to start off with as it is simple and useful. A vanilla sponge cake always comes in handy, as it is subtle in nature, allowing th ....
Bourbon Biscuits
Recipe# 2284
09 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Bourbon Biscuits – the sugar, crispy treats that are packed with lusciously creamy and buttery chocolate icing! We all have our favourite brands and hunt the store-shelves for it. But today, allow us to share a secret with you. Bourbon Biscuits are not so complicated that they ....
Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet
Recipe# 42128
07 Jul 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Richness personified yet unbelievably easy to make, the Besan Barfi is an Indian sweet that even beginners can make very quickly. The secret of this recipe’s success lies in the proportions of ingredients and the smart methods of cooking them. The use of besan ....
Roasted Almond Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips
Recipe# 847
30 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This lusciously creamy ice-cream with roasted almond slivers and chocolate chips is a treat worth a fortune! The crispness and rustic flavour of roasted almond slivers are a perfect contrast to melt-in-the-mouth chocolate chips. Together they make the ic ....
Fresh Mango Ice Cream
Recipe# 420
23 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is the perfect dessert to go for when mangoes are in season! The inimitable flavour of ripe Alphonso mangoes is ably complemented by condensed milk, to make a creamy ice-cream. Since we have used condensed milk, the procedure is also quite simple and fast, not requiring any cooking at all ....
Badam ka Sheera
Recipe# 4730
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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How many times have you dismissed the thought of making your favourite Indian desserts at home because they take too long to prepare? Well, where there is a will, there is a way. Next time you feel like relishing some delicious Badam ka Sheera, try this quick and easy recipe, which enables you to ma ....
Date and Walnut Cake, Eggless Date and Walnut Cake
Recipe# 2269
25 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
The intense sweetness of dates and the rustic bitterness of walnuts complement each other beautifully in this Eggless Date and Walnut Cake. An ideal accompaniment for a cup of hot Tea, Chocolate or
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