Fun baking recipes to make this summer for fundrasing

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Raising funds for a good cause is always noble and a great thing to do. If you are looking for a way to spend your summer’s day, creating some baking goodies to sell at a fundraiser in your local community can be a great idea. 

Today we are going to take a look at some yummy bakes you can make for a bake sale either at a fair, a school or even outside your home to raise money for a good cause and bring some love into the community. There are loads of exciting fundraising ideas to try, and with these simple treats you’ll be ready to make a difference this year. 

 

Fluffy cupcakes 

 

Ingredients:

  • 110g flour 
  • 110 butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • Seedless strawberry jam
  • 200g icing sugar 
  • 100g extra butter 

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C and line a cupcake tray.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the 110g butter and sugar until combined. Add your eggs and whisk for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. 
  3. Add vanilla extract, and slowly fold in the flour and baking powder. 
  4. Spoon into your cupcake moulds and bake for 10-15 minutes , checking with a skewer after 10. 
  5. While cooling, whisk butter and icing sugar to make a buttercream. 
  6. Once cooled completely, cut out a small section in the middle of the cupcake and add a small amount of jam. With the cake pieces, spilt in half and keep aside. 
  7. Pipe the buttercream onto your cupcakes, and then add the two pieces of cake on top to represent butterfly wings. 

 

Triple Chocolate Cookies 

A winner for any occasion, you should definitely make these for your fundraiser. 

Ingredients:

  • 250g butter
  • 350g soft dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 350g self raising flour 
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • 100g dark chocolate 
  • 100g white chocolate 
  • A pinch of salt 
  1. In a bowl, beat together butter and sugar until smooth. Slowly add eggs and beat until combined. 
  2. Add the flour and cocoa powder and fold in, mixing until combines completely. 
  3. Chop your chocolate into small chunks and add this into your batter, mixing to combine. 
  4. Shape into balls and freeze for 1 hour. 
  5. Preheat the oven to 190C and grease a baking sheet. 
  6. Bake your cookies for 12-15 minutes until they have spread and become crusty. They will still be soft when hot, so take them out and allow them to cool. Enjoy! 

 

Rocky Road 

Ingredients:

  • 200g dark chocolate 
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 100g white chocolate 
  • 150g digestive biscuits 
  • 100g marshmallows
  • 50g chewy sweets, dried fruit, or nuts 
  1. Fill a pan halfway with water and bring to a simmer. Place a bowl on top making sure it is not in direct contact with the water. 
  2. Break up your dark chocolate and add to the bowl along with butter. Stir and melt, and then set aside. 
  3. In a large bowl, add the rest of your ingredients, crushing the biscuits and cutting up the white chocolate into chunks. 
  4. Pour the chocolate over the top and stir to combine. 
  5. Line a dish and spread out your mixture until it is 1 inch thick at least. Make some cuts in the mixture in rectangles and chill. 
  6. Break apart once chilled and serve. 

 

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