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Demetrius, aged 7
Ingredients1 mango or melon, 1 apple, 1 banana
3 cherries or
juice of half a
Make sure you get some help from an adult
as this recipe needs a sharp knife to
Slice mango either side of stone. Hold each slice,
flesh side up.
Using a small
knife, cut a criss-cross pattern into the flesh,
down to the
skin. Be careful not to pierce
Turn each slice inside out so the
squares stand out.
2. Place on a large plate, this is
the dinosaur body.
3. Peel the banana and place it next
to the mango to make a tail.
4. Cut a thick slice of apple and use a knife to
shape it into a dinosaur
Coat the apple and banana with the lemon juice,
this will stop it going brown.
6. Cut the cherries or grapes in half and
place on the head for eyes.
7. Use the
mandarin segments to add spikes along the body and
8. Chill in
the fridge until ready to
By Joe aged
oz/100g plain flour3oz/75g margerine or
tblsp sesame seedshalf a beaten
Make sure you get
some help from an adult as this recipe needs to be
baked in the oven.
1. Preheat the oven to 180°
degrees C / gas mark 4.
2. Sieve the flower into a large
Add the margarine/butter and rub it into the flour
until it looks like breadcrumbs
Add the cheese and sesame seeds
Mix in the beaten egg to make a
6. Roll the dough
out, making it approximately 1 inch
7. Use the
dinosaur cookie cutters to cut out the shapes and
put on a greased baking
8. Put in the oven and bake for ten
minutes or until golden brown
Take them out of the oven, wait until they have
cooled down, then devour!
Do not eat it straight
out of the oven. It's tempting but biscuits get
very hot and you will burn your