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Ben & Holly’s Elf & Fairy Party Menu

by Lottie Huckle

published on 31 May 2016

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? 

Cheese and Tomato Tartlets

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.

Fairy Floss Cake

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!

Chickpea, Chorizo and Red Onion Scotch Eggs

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!

Iced Ring Biscuits

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!)

Cranberry Jelly with Summer Berries

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!

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