Food: Adapting a recipe

Children work in groups to adapt a simple biscuit recipe, to create the tastiest biscuit. While making they will also ensure that their creation comes within the given budget of overheads and costs of ingredients

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Lesson 1: Following a recipe

After sampling and evaluating a range of biscuits, children bake a simple biscuit recipe

Lesson 2: Testing ingredients

Children work in groups to make the biscuit recipe from Lesson 1, then divide the mixture each adding a different ingredient to their dough to discover which tastes best when baked

Lesson 3: Final design and budget

Working to a budget which includes imaginary costs, children decide which ingredients they will spend the rest of their budget on for their biscuits

Lesson 4: Biscuit bake off

It's the 'Bake Off' - after making a batch of their final adapted biscuit design and packaging, a panel of judges taste and review each group's creations

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources