Recipes inspired by the world's most famous children's books
Celebrate World Book Day with our riveting recipes, inspired by some of the UK's favourite children’s stories.
Whether you chase after the golden snitch, turn up to an unexpected party, get lost in the chocolate factory or fall down the rabbit hole, these special bakes will make it a celebration to remember.
Remember to head to your nearest Asda on 3rd March to pick up a great read for your World Book Day token. Check out our pick of 5 books to get with your World Book Day token.
Golden Snitch cake pops
Inspired by Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling, currently £3.85 or 2 for £7 in-store.
Jump on Harry’s Nimbus 2000 to chase after these sparkly winged snitches. At only 63p a pop and incredibly easy to make, you’ll need to be a champion seeker to stop them flying away!
Recipe: Golden Snitch cake pops
Bilbo's seed cake with saffron
Inspired by The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Knock, knock... is anyone home? Join the company of dwarves for tea with this seed cake taken from Bilbo’s pantry. Combining saffron, lemon and rosemary tones, it’s a celebration of all things food – which is exactly how Hobbits like it!
Recipe: Bilbo's seed cake with saffron
Willy Wonka bars
Inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, currently £3.85 or 2 for £7 in-store.
You don’t need a golden ticket to experience all the joy of the chocolate factory – you can make it yourself at home with this whipple-scrumptious bar. With just two main ingredients (chocolate and sweets!), feel free to follow in Wonka’s footprints and experiment.
Recipe: Willy Wonka bars
Alice in Wonderland teapot cake
Inspired by Alice In Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole based on the classic by Lewis Carroll, currently £3.85 or 2 for £7 in-store.
Everyone knows that a celebration calls for a cake and what could be better than an army of gingerbread card soldiers flying out of the Mad Hatter’s teapot? After all, we're all mad here – just don’t be late for tea, whatever you do!
Recipe: Alice in Wonderland teapot cake