Why is there always ..... one banana that goes like this?
I hate the overly sweet taste of them once the skin has gone black, so really there was only one thing for it ...
... add it to some of the Approved Food Chocolate Sponge mix, only this time I didn't turn it into Muffins, I went for the loaf style cake, because I had a plan ......
... scrumptious, healthy, well it has to be it has fruit in it, dessert.
We've had this two nights running now and totally scrummy it was too.
I'm finally coming to the end of this enormous bag 12.5 kg of chocolately loveliness, (ordered by mistake ... I thought it said 2.5kg) but I will be glad to see the back of it, I'm not that keen on chocolate cake, although in the interests of frugality I have done my best :-)
We worked out the whole bag has kept us in chocolate sponge for over six months and made us a cash profit of £20 up to now, with enough mix to make another 4 dozen Muffins which would bring the profit up to £29.60. A pretty good purchase!
And it was with this in mind I placed an order with Approved Foods last week and it arrived yesterday. My Challenge is to make this 'cost neutral' to us by selling off a large part of the order at our next Car Boot Sale. So I have to go off and do the maths now and see what we want to keep and what we will need to sell to accomplish this. Knowing how well foodstuffs sold at the last car boot sale it should be achievable.
As you can see from the receipt I spent a total of £123.03 (including the postage and packing) and managed to get foodstuffs to the value of £502.93 not a bad saving at all and most of the foods I bought this time are either well in date or only just out of date. I'll let you know how we get on.
I just missed out on being able to get a huge bag of Chocolate Fudge Cake mix when I placed my order but there are lots of other big bags of cake mixes available if you want to do something similar yourself. You can click on the link on the right hand side bar to get straight to Approved Foods.
I'm off to sit with a calculator now and do the maths, oh well maybe one more cup of coffee first and a little whizz around Blogland before I start.