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Read and Understand Instructions - Recipes

In this worksheet, students read a recipe and answer questions on its content and structure.

'Read and Understand Instructions - Recipes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Comprehension

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Structure and Purpose

Popular topics:   Reading Comprehension worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

A recipe is a type of instructional text. Read this recipe for chocolate brownies and then answer the questions on the worksheet. Remember you can click on 'Help' if you need to see the recipe again.


How to make chocolate brownies




50g plain chocolate

110g butter

2 eggs, beaten

225g granulated sugar

50g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

110g chopped nuts (optional)

Oblong baking tin approx. 18 x 28 cm, greased and lined with greaseproof paper


Preheat oven to gas mark 4 (180 deg C)



1. Break chocolate into small pieces and melt with butter in a double saucepan (or in a basin over simmering water).

2. Remove from heat and stir in all other ingredients.

3. Mix thoroughly then spread mixture into lined baking tin.

4. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Do not overcook - brownies firm up as they cool.

5. Leave to cool in tin for 10 mins then transfer to a wire rack.



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