Quirky baking treats you'll want to eat... NOW!

Include the kids!
Include the kids!

If you're done with sourdough and can't look another banana bread in the face again, then it's time to up your baking game with one of these crazy ideas.

1. Swirled sugar cookies can be created in many different colours and are bound to bring a smile to anyone - young and old(er).

Swirled sugar cookies (Salt Tree)

2. Decadent and delightful magic cookie bars are easy to whip up.

Magic cookie bars (8list)

3. Include the kids and make Mini or Mickey Mouse cupcakes.

Mini Mouse cupcakes (Pinterestingstuffs)

4. Making a number birthday cake out of cupcakes is easy as 1, 2, 3.

Number birthday cake with cupcakes (Pinterest)

5. A simple, yet creative and magnificent creation for your princess.

Princess cupcake castle (Pinterest)

6. Tiered marvellous monster cupcakes are bound to be a hit with the kids.

Tiered monster cupcakes (Pinterest)

7. Different nozzles for piping? A picture aid shows what the various effects are.

Different frosting nozzles, different effects (confetticouture)

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