This Diwali, make your food look as pretty as your clothes and your home! Try out these cute & easy edible crafts for Diwali that’ll be a hit with the kids!
Now when everything else is looking so good, your Diwali food shouldn’t be drab, should it? Certainly not!
That’s why we think you should put in a teeny bit more effort to plate up your dishes for Diwali, especially for the kids. And we’re not talking Masterchef level – we’re talking easy-to-do, hardly time-consuming level!
If you’re wondering where to start, we’ve brought you some of the cutest and easiest edible crafts for Diwali from around the world, which are easier to make than you think!
10 Cute and Easy Edible Crafts for Diwali
Little Food Junction has the most adorable edible crafts you can find, and we specially love her Diwali themed ones! This one is the easiest of the lot, since all you need is a circle cutter and basic veggies.
If you’d like to go for something more elaborate that’ll impress all your guests, try out these Rangoli and Diya themed sugar cookies from Whisk Affair – sure to knock their socks off!
Idlis aren’t usually considered a Diwali-special dish, but these choco chip idlis certainly break the norm! They’re super easy to make, and you can even try different colors by adding vegetable purees to regular idli batter.
Fire crackers can cause injuries and scare pets, but no one said anything about having them on your plate! Fork and Beans has a cute way to create healthy firecrackers using little more than a skewer!
Got bread sticks? Then you’re halfway to making these edible sparklers from Baby Budgeting! Make the sprinkles sparklier and brighter for a more realistic sparkler-effect.
These edible diyas from My Little Moppet look so appetizing! Check out the video for the full set of instructions to make these, and make enough since they’ll disappear in no time!
We love imaginative food crafts, and this one from Orange Kitchens is perfect for Diwali. Just look at those pretzel ‘match sticks’ – genius!
Dry fruits are a common sight during Diwali, with most homes having decorative platters filled with dry fruits laid out for guests.The Craftables gives us a twist on the usual, by turning them into fire crackers!
Fireworks art is pretty popular among kids, especially during festivals like Diwali, New Year or the 4th of July. Messy Little Monster takes this to the edible level by painting with ‘milk paint’ on plain toast!
10. Cracker Kandils
Diwali is a time when you can see lanterns of all shapes and sizes in every home in India, and Little Food Junction celebrates this with a cute plate of cracker kandils, which is a kind of Diwali lantern.
Aren’t these edible crafts for Diwali absolutely adorable? They’re perfect for kids to try their hand at and also as a way to introduce the festival to children who aren’t familiar with it. After all, crafts and food – what better way is there to learn?