5 easiest ever Red Nose Day bakes

Have you just volunteered for the school bake sale and don’t know where to start? These easiest ever Red Nose Day treats use shop-bought biscuits, ready-made fairy cakes and lots of icing, so you can decorate them in minutes. Go on, pick your nose!

1) You nose it! Super easy and quick, all you need is a biscuit and some icing.

What you’ll need: plain biscuits, red icing

What to do:

1. Help your child make the icing according to the pack instructions and add red food colouring.
2. Now, they can spread the red icing all over the plain biscuits and let them harden.
3. Ta-da! Your red nose biscuits are ready!

For more great easy bakes try these fabulous fridge bakes!

2) Not to be to sniffed at: these fairy cake faces are a lot of fun.

What you’ll need: fairy cakes, red icing, white icing, black icing (icing pens are easier to draw with for the white and the black icing)

What to do:

1. Help your kids make some icing according to the pack instructions and add red food colouring.
2. Now they can spread it over the top of the fairy cakes.
3. When it’s set, they use icing pens to give the cake noses funny faces!

3) A jammy idea: a jammy dodger provides an instant red nose.

What you’ll need: jammy dodger biscuits, white icing, edible eyes like these from Tesco.

What to do:

1. Help your child mix up a bit of white icing.
2. Let your kid stick edible eyes on the biscuits using a bit of the white icing.
3. Now they can draw big smiles on the biscuits with the rest of the icing.
4. Eat!

4) Ice ice baby: the kids will love making these funny faces out of icing and fairy cakes.

What you’ll need: fairy cakes, white icing, black icing pen, red Smarties, M&Ms or Skittles

What to do:

1. Help your child mix up lots of white icing.
2. Let your kid spread the icing over the cakes.
3. Stick on a sweet red nose and and leave the icing to harden.
4. Help your little one draw eyes and a smile around the noses.

 5) Feeling fruity: use cherries to add red noses to gingerbread men.

What you’ll need: gingerbread man biscuits, white icing pen, glacier cherries cut in half

What to do:

1. Cut the cherries in half.
2. Get your kids to decorate the gingerbread man with the white icing pen.
3. Now help your little one stick on red cherry noses with the white icing.