Time to celebrate! If you have a Gruffalo fan in your home then why not throw a party. We are sharing four Gruffalo food ideas for your kids party today and oh boy are they going to love them!
These wonderful Gruffalo inspired delicious meals and many, many more can be found in the Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes cook book, a book filled with sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals. From making your own owl ice cream to the scrambled snake and roasted fox (such a fun one).
Gruffalo Crumble Printable Recipe
This Gruffalo crumble is beyond delicious and a must make for any Gruffalo fan out there.
Start by pealing and coring the apples and chopping them into bite-size pieces. Put them in a large mixing bowl along with blackberries (save a handful of berries). Mix in cinnamon, sugar and juice and give it a good stir. Tap the mixture into the baking dish.
Cut the butter into small cubes and place them in another mixing bowl along with flour. Rub together with your fingers. Stir in the oats and brown sugar. Sprinkle the mixture over the fruit in the baking dish. Decorate with remaining berries.
Cook in the oven at 180 degrees C / Gas Mark 4 for 40 minutes.
Purple Prickle Pancakes Printable Recipe
Who doesn’t love a good pancake. Perfect for a party or for a yummy breakfast.
Mix dry ingredients in a bowl (flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon).
Add honey to milk and stir well. Break the egg into a saucer and add it to milk and honey mixture. Mix with a fork. Pour into dry ingredients.
Mix everything. Melt butter in frying pen and add the batter one laddle at a time (also drop 5 blueberries) .
Flip pancakes over when little bubbles appear on top.
Snake Logpile House Printable Recipe
Let’s build up a delicious log pile house for Snake! This Gruffalo food snack is healthy too!
Cut celery sticks and smear peanut butter or cream cheese on each piece (help yourself with a spoon and a butter knife). Add raisins and poppy seeds for decoration.
Toadstool Pizza Printable Recipe
We don’t know a kid who would not adore pizza. Surprise the little ones with a fun toadstool pizza – the perfect Gruffalo food.
Mix flour, baking powder and herbs in a large mixing bowl. Make a little well in the middle and add the tablespoon of olive oil, Pour in the water a little and mix until you have a soft dough. Knead it.
Roll out the dough, shape it into a mushroom and add toppings.
Gruffalo fans have even more things to be excited about as Discover Children’s story centre has an Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson exhibition that brings 12 of their enchanting picture books bursting to life (Gruffalo included).
Their immersive and imaginative landscapes include: a scaled down city for kids to feel like giants; a humongous cow to feel tiny and squeeze around; The Highway Rat’s cave with cave paintings and creatures in rocks; rock hop through the Monkey Puzzle jungle; activities with a frog, a bird, a cat, a dog and a witch – dressing up to take your seat on the broom with The Room On The Broom just to name a few.
A World inside a Book – The Gruffalo, Dragons and other Creatures opens to the public on Saturday 21 October 2017 – September 2018.