Packed with recipes for delicious goodies, including rich chocolate cake, strawberry tarts, crisp apple pies, and tropical fruit cake, this book gives young cooks plenty of inspiration in the kitchen. Alongside recipes are decoration ideas and explanations of basic baking techniques and skills such as pastry-making. The recipes are accompanied by illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure perfect results, which are shown in mouth-watering color photos. Following recipes teaches skills in measuring, counting, and following directions. Plus, learning to enjoy cooking helps children develop lifelong healthy eating habits, and it's a positive social activity. Children will be eager to impress their friends and family with the delightful treats in this book!