British food often gets a bad rap, but truth be told, it reigns supreme when it comes to hearty meals. Getting your kids to indulge can be easy considering the cuisine’s inclusion of mashed potatoes, pastry dough and gravy-covered veggies. Keep scrolling to grab a few easy and tradition British recipe the kids will crave.

Clotted Cream

The View from Great Island

Once you try clotted cream, you'll never go back. This British spread goes great on just about anything, but is traditionally used on scones for team time. The View from Great Island has perhaps the easiest recipe we've ever seen!


Caroline's Cooking

Speaking of scones! You can't enjoy a proper cream tea without a few buttery treats like these scones from Caroline's Cooking. Made with baking ingredients you likely had on hand, they make for the perfect baking activity for an afternoon.

Scotch Eggs

The Beach House Kitchen

Hear us out: a hardboiled egg, wrapped in sausage, coated in breadcrumbs and then baked. Hello, Scotch eggs! A hearty breakfast that is actually not that hard to make, you'll love this tasty and zesty recipe from The Beach House Kitchen.

Bangers and Mash

A Spicy Perspective

Sausage and cheesy mashed potatoes are at the heart of this Irish dish. Served with onion gravy, A Spicy Perspective has a tasty recipe has an easy recipe that is perfect for chilly nights.

Cottage Pie

Boulder Locavore

Ground beef, gravy and veggies: this is cottage pie! Once you combine in a casserole dish, all that's left is the crowning glory, mashed potatoes and cheese. Check out Boulder Lacavore's simple recipe that makes for great leftovers.

Cornish Pasty

Food Fanatic

Great for on the go, or slathering in gravy, the Cornish pasty is an easy way to sneak in veggies! Food Fanatic's recipe uses traditional ingredients like steak, onion and rutabaga to name a few, then bakes in a flaky dough.

Coronation Chicken

The Petite Cook

Want your little kings and queens to dine in style? Whip up Coronation Chicken! Literally a recipe developed for the queen, The Petite Cook's own version pulls together this chicken salad dish in 10 minutes.

Welsh Cakes

The Worktop

Part pancake and part scone, Welsh cakes are great for breakfast or tea. The Worktop's recipe is simple and straightforward, using raisins for natural sweetness.

English Trifle

That Skinny Chick Can Bake

This English trifle is meat free (unlike Rachel's version in the infamous Friends episode) and oh so delicious. That Skinny Chick Can Bake uses tasty cake, berries, custard and whipped cream to craft the prettiest dessert at the table.

––Karly Wood

Feature photo: Canva



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