A Fruity Tea Party!

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

Endorsed by


  • Physical - Stirring, pouring, spooning
  • Intellectual - Estimation, 1-1 correspondence, counting
  • Emotional - Self esteem, tackling selective eating
  • Social - Family bonding, a sense of responsibility

A simple fruit cake recipe for busy mums and dads! (No eggs or butter required!)
Skill Level
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time

What You Will Need

  • A box of cake mix
  • A can of soda
  • Fresh fruits
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Icing sugar
  • A whisk for mixing
  • Cake tin or disposable aluminium tray
  • Oven

Step 1


Gather the materials.

Step 2


Follow directions on the cake mix box. Instead of adding eggs and butter/oil, add in a can of soda. Assist your child, but let him/her do the pouring.

Step 3


Whisk the mixture well. You can choose to mix in half of the fresh fruits. Fold gently to prevent mashing the blueberries.

Step 4


Transfer mixture into the cake tin (there is no need to oil the surface if you are using a disposable aluminum tin). And it is ready for baking. Follow the heating and timing directions on the box.

Step 5


When the cake is done, let it cool down. Then lay a layer of icing sugar on it.

Step 6


Use the remaining fruits to decorate the cake.

Step 7


Enjoy the fruity cake with your loved ones.

Ask the Kids

What do you like about making your own cake?

“What can we do differently next time?

Perhaps a different fruit?

Can we list the steps for making this fruit cake?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below