Budget Christmas Dessert


Delicious low-cost Christmas desserts!

It can be easy to get carried away in the Christmas spirit and sparkle, especially when planning a special meal to celebrate with your friends and family. It’s easier than you may think to bring the ‘wow’ factor to your Christmas dessert table, without bringing the ‘ow’ factor to your wallet! We’ve teamed up with A Better Choice to bring you three easy and delicious low-cost dessert options that won’t break the bank, or have you spending hours in the kitchen.

1. White Christmas Bark

A modern classic, this delightfully easy treat requires just four ingredients. Not only can it be made ahead of time but can also make for a sweet home-made gift idea.

Shopping list:
Yummy Snack Foods dried cranberries
Value natural pistachios
Nestle melts white chocolate (or make it vegan/dairy free with Sweet William white
chocolate baking buttons)
Saxa natural sea salt flakes

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2. Santa Hat Brownies

These cute but yummy morsels are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike!

Shopping list:
Cadbury Old Gold original chocolate block
Value milk chocolate chips
Value plain flour
Queen imitation vanilla essence
Value vegetable oil
Mckenzie’s baking powder
Sunny Queen Farms cage free eggs
Value brown sugar
Betty Crocker vanilla frosting
Mt Barker fresh strawberries
(Hack: if you are short on time, try our Barossa Fresh Bakery brownies and simply add frosting
and strawberries!)

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3. Lamington Wreath

What’s an Australian Christmas without an Aussie dessert icon on the menu? This recipe gives you the option to challenge yourself through the ‘committed method’ but also provides the ‘hack method’ for the less kitchen-confident, or for when you’re short on time.

Shopping list:
Bakers Oven lamington fingers
Value thickened cream
Queen imitation vanilla essence
Value caster sugar
Berryfields strawberries
Mt Barker fresh strawberries

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