Because Dad keeps you laughing with his bad jokes all year round, here are some fun foodie pranks sure to crack him up

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Fake fry up

All is not what it seems... read on to find out about this eggstraordinary trick

 

1. Make Dad a fake fry up

If you're planning on making Dad breakfast in bed, have some fun in the kitchen by swapping his eggs for this 'yummy' alternative. It's actually a spoonful of yogurt and a slice of canned apricot (so check Dad doesn't have any dairy allergies first). In fact, you could go one further with a totally inedible but hugely impressive felt fry up. Ketchup, anyone?

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Fake fry up

 

2. Say cheers with a pint of apple jelly

There's nothing like a cool, refreshing glass of... jelly? Play the ultimate trick on Dad by making him an apple juice jelly and serving it in a pint glass. Complete with an apple foam head, Dad probably won't know the difference until he tries to take a sip.

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3. Make him a ninja banana

For this seriously strange pre-sliced banana trick, use a pin to poke tiny holes into the skin and slice the chunks from the inside. Watch this video for full instructions – and if any little ones are making it, ensure you help them while they're using the pin.

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4. Serve him a sneaky savoury sundae

This might look like Dad's favourite dessert, but it's really mashed potato with a drizzle of gravy. Serve these after Sunday lunch using an ice cream scoop to make the mash look just like ice-cream, and watch Dad dig in...

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5. Give him some bread 'slippers'

Father's Day is all about your dad relaxing and having a day off, so offer him a pair of bread slippers to really kick back (or simply eat). All you need to do is cut a line widthways across each loaf to make the front part of the slipper, leaving about 1-2cm at the bottom. Use a sharp knife – ensure you do this part for any little ones. Cut in a straight line to the back of each loaf to form space for a 'foot', then use your hands to hollow out the space a bit more, creating a ridge at the back.

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Bread slippers