Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea: 5 delicious bakes for under $15

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea: 5 delicious bakes for under $15

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is one of the Cancer Council’s largest annual fundraisers.

The day is a good opportunity to come together with your friends, family or even workmates over a nice hot cuppa’ and some delicious treats, whilst raising necessary funds to help those affected by cancer.

If you’ve been scratching your head wondering what to cook, we’ve done the rounds of top food blogs to find 5 yummy bakes that won’t break the bank, but will make you the Nigella Lawson of the office.

To help you with budgeting, we’ve costed each recipe. Our serving cost is how much it will cost you to use the required amount of those ingredients in the recipe and the supermarket cost* is the total cost of purchasing all the ingredients.

Whisk, fold, beat and drizzle your way to fundraising success with these (budget-friendly) recipes:

1. Lemon Meringue Cupcakes – Serving Cost: $5.94

Lemon-Meringue-Cupcakes
Source: taste.com.au

Taste.com.au has reworked Grandma’s favourite dessert, the classic lemon meringue pie into cupcake form. These delicious treats are the perfect light and fluffy complement to a morning skim latte. Impress your workmates with this dessert’s mixture of sweet and sour which is surprisingly simple (and cheap) to make with just nine ingredients including the basics milk, eggs and butter.

Serving Size: 24
Serving Cost: $5.94
Supermarket Cost: $21.83
See full recipe here.

2. Chocolate Chunk Fudge Cookies – Serving Cost: $9.98

Cookies
Source: bakeclub.com.au

For the chocolate lovers in your office, you can’t go past this seriously decadent cookie from Bake Club. Full of chocolatey goodness, these are the perfect remedy for that 3pm sugar craving! If you need to fill in an afternoon with the kids, this is also the perfect recipe to get them involved as it requires plenty of stirring and beating. If they’re especially good you could even let them lick the chocolate covered beaters.

Serving Size: 35
Serving Cost: $9.98
Supermarket Cost: $20.66
See full recipe here.

3. Low Fat Banana Bread – Serving Cost: $5.39

Low_fat_banana_bread
Source: notquitenigella.com

For a healthier alternative for those calorie-counting colleagues, check out Not Quite Nigella’s low fat banana bread. The weight watching recipe is quite simple actually, as all you do is replace the butter with a humble serving of apple sauce – genius! You can still enjoy a full flavour and fluffy texture, now just guilt free.

Serving Size: 3 small loaves
Serving Cost: $5.39
Supermarket Cost: $22.21
See full recipe here.

4. Melopita -Serving Cost: $13.94

melopita
Source: souvlakiforthesoul.com

Something different from the drab chocolate cake is this Mediterranean inspired dessert from Souvlaki for the Soul.  Fresh and light with just the right amount of sweetness, Melopita literally translates into “honey pie.” If you’re no MasterChef, no worries, as this recipe boasts a list of just five ingredients and doesn’t require an electronic mixer, making it a cinch to whip together the night before.

Serving Size: 8
Serving Cost: $13.94
Supermarket Cost: $30.76
See full recipe here.

5. Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies – Serving Cost: $10.10

Murdoch-Recipe
Source: goodfood.com.au

The humble choccie brownie is a guaranteed crowd pleaser, but you can take your batch to the next level with this recipe from Good Food, which combines the ultra fudgy goodness of homemade brownies with the creamy texture of a raspberry cheesecake. One of those desserts that are deceivingly simple, it is sure to score you a perfect 10 from your workmates.

Serving Size: 2 trays
Serving Cost: $10.10
Supermarket Cost: $22.76
See full recipe here.

What delicious treat will you be bringing to Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea?

* Prices taken on 7 May from Coles online.

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea: 5 delicious bakes for under $15 was last modified: May 26, 2016 by Kirsty Timsans

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