Toddler recipe: Cauliflower cheese cakes

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:28 mins
  • Easy
  • Makes 4 toddler portions (8 cakes)

Whip up these easy cauliflower cheese cakes for your toddler at lunch or dinner time. They’re great for baby-led weaning and easy to freeze

Nutrient Unit
kcal 103
fat 6g
saturates 3g
carbs 5g
sugars 1g
fibre 2g
protein 6g
salt 0.35g
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  • oil, for greasing
  • ½ head of cauliflower, cut into florets (about 200g)
  • 1 slice brown bread, ripped into chunks
  • 1 egg
  • 50g grated cheddar
  • a few chives, snipped


  • STEP 1

Heat the oven to 180C/160 fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray with foil. Brush with a little oil. Put the cauliflower in a steamer over boiling water and cook for around 8 mins or until tender. Allow to cool.

  • STEP 2
Family meals: Easy fish pie recipe

Put the bread into a food processor and blitz to crumbs. Add the cauliflower, egg, grated cheese, chives and a little black pepper and pulse until you have a chunky consistency.

  • STEP 3

Form into 8 patties. Arrange them on the baking tray and cook for 20 mins until golden and starting to crisp around the edges.

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