tweetkids cookshop: ugly and…

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gooey!

A very simple recipe today for healthy breakfast biscuits. Naturally sweet and filling this recipe has just two main ingredients: quick cooking porridge oats and bananas. 

Just mix 3/4 cups of oats with a mashed banana until you get a soft, gooey, but slightly firm texture. It mustn’t be too sticky! The children enjoyed moulding the shapes but however hard they tried, these biscuits remain blob-like and ugly.

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We added some dried fruit and nuts to give the gooey biscuits more umph: apricots, prunes and almonds. Next, line and butter an ovenproof tray. Then carefully place each ugly and gooey biscuit on the tray and place in the oven for about 10-15 minutes at 175c. When they are ready, they’ll be a little crispy on the outside, but still gooey inside.

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After all the messy goo, and very sticky fingers we made some special Easter tags for the packaging of our ugliest gifts yet!

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Great fun in the kitchen today with Lorenzo, Gabriele, Arianna, Giulia, Erica, Viola and Sara.

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