April Fool's Day Recipes

April 1st is our favorite day to get tricky in the kitchen. These fun April Fool’s Day recipes and faux foods are great ways to turn tricks into treats.

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10 Creative Recipes for April Fools’ Day

Feed (and fool) your family with these fun April Fools' food ideas, including meat loaf cake, sweet pizza, candy onion rings and more. No joke!

The Best April Fools’ Food Pranks (We’re Not Kidding)

Looking to prank your friends and family this April 1st? Here are some funny food pranks to inspire your tricks!


23 April Fool’s Day Foods Your Kids Will Love

Show your kids you have a healthy sense of humor with these April Fool's Day foods and treats. Whether it's...


Dirt Cake

Dirt Cake is fun to serve at family gatherings, or to give as a gift. I've also taken it to...


Flowerpot Dirt Cake

Every year I host a luncheon to welcome spring. I like to surprise my friends and leave them with a...

Favorite Ice Cream Tacos

These ice cream-filled "tacos" are fun to make and eat. They're great party treats, and kids have a ball putting...


Ice Cream Tacos

Talk about a fun presentation! Karen Oney’s cute dessert looks just like a taco—but it’s stuffed with chocolate ice cream...

Dirt Pudding Cups

These darling little desserts are my daughter Crystal’s favorite. At family birthday parties, no matter how fancy the dirt cup...


Quick Dirt Cake

I served Dirt Cake to my grandpa and he almost wouldn't eat it! It is difficult to tell if it's...


April Fool Meatball Sub

Do you have a fun-loving family that appreciates food pranks? Give ’em a "gotcha" they’ll never forget. This sub features...


Trick Pizza

This decorated cookie wll be sure to trick your guest goblins at your Trick-or-Treat party. Kids will enjoy helping to...

Sunny-Side-Up Dessert

My boys love this sweet take on eggs and toast. To make the "egg yolk," you can use all sorts...


Ice Cream Peaches

When our kitchen crafters dished up Helen Banycky's ice cream, they were struck by its refreshingly real flavor—and by how...


April Fools Berry Soda

Your family will pucker up to one of our favorite April Fools food pranks! These berry "beverages" look inviting to...


Layer Cake Meat Loaf

If the kids are always asking to eat dessert first, here's your chance. The moist "cake" layers are really full-flavored...


April Fools’ Cake

This recipe is so easy to put together, and it's so tasty it will be requested more than just on...

Meat Loaf Cake for Two

Creamy whipped potatoes atop tender beef patties are the makings of a practically perfect food—or, better yet, a perfect practical...