Ben & Holly’s Elf & Fairy Party Menu

From the makers of Peppa Pig, the BAFTA-award-winning Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom is an animated TV show for pre-schoolers, airing daily on Nick Junior and Channel Five’s Milkshake. In the very small kingdom of Ben Elf and Fairy Princess Holly, magic always leads to mayhem!

The official tie-in Ben & Holly books are published by Ladybird and are bursting with magic, adventure and play. In Elf & Fairy Party, a sticker activity book jam-packed with games, puzzles and stickers galore, Ben and Holly are invited to an Elf and Fairy-themed birthday party with delicious party food to enjoy, including birthday cake with pretty pink icing, sandwiches, lemonade and of course, lots of jelly!

Why not recreate a magical Elf and Fairy Party at home with our selection of party-food recipes for your little ones to enjoy? 

1. Mini Cheese & Tomato Tartlets, by Annabel Karmel

This recipe, from the life-saving Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook, is bound to incite some serious lunchbox envy in the little kingdom! With melt-in-the-mouth pastry and the most delicious cheese, tomato, onion and thyme filling, these tartlets make a substantial savoury snack for a party.


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2. Fairy Floss Cake, by the Meringue Girls

A lemon and raspberry cake, magically citrusy, sour and sweet, making the perfect Elf and Fairy birthday cake – complete with pink icing!

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3. Chickpea, Chorizo and Red Onion Scotch Eggs, by Caroline Craig and Sophie Missing

Also perfect for an Elf & Fairy picnic, these scotch eggs are like nothing you find in the shops!

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4. Iced Ring Biscuits, by James Morton

A classic birthday party staple, these iced rings are pure and simple. Try using different flavours in the icing: rosewater, lemon juice or orange blossom water (along with the appropriate pink, yellow or orange food colouring!)

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5. Cranberry Jelly with Summer Berries, by Annabel Karmel

It’s not a party without jelly! Especially a Ben & Holly Elf and Fairy party! You can use individual jelly moulds or alternatively use one large jelly mould to get that typical fairytale look!

Do send us your Ben & Holly Elf and Fairy Party inspired makes and bakes on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ElfAndFairyParty.

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