School Mums epic 3 week cook up for just $75
Just 31 cents a serve!
Contributor, Practical Parenting / January 29 2020
School mum Rachael has shared her epic cook up that has saved her hundreds!
Posting her 250 piece stockpile of delicious home baked food makes us drool just looking at the pics.
Rachael said that she bulk cooked her enormous stockpile to save money, save on waste and eliminate the need to buy convenience foods.
“Today I bulk cooked kinder and outing lunch items. They will be easy to grab from the freezer… I calculated I spent about $75 on the ingredients which means about 31c per item. I think that’s really cheap.”, she shared.
We think that's really cheap too!
Sharing on the awesome Mums who budget & save facebook page, mum Rachael has caused quite the stir from others envious of her incredible cook up.
We think that is really cheap too!
Rachaels incredible haul includes:
- 66 sausage rolls
- 36 meatballs
- 19 rice slice
- 8 mini loaves with salami and cheese
- 23 pizza pinwheels
- 8 mini pizzas
- 19 mini croissants (puff pastry)
- 14 chicken and cheese wraps
- 2 ham and cheese wraps
- 16 chicken and cheese pita pockets
- 10 cheeseburger sliders
- 2 bags bread crumbs
- 4 vegemite springwitch (spring roll shaped sandwich)
- 4 jam springwitch
- 3 chicken and cheese springwitch
- 3 jam sandling (dumpling shaped sandwich)
- 3 vegemite sandling
- 3 chicken and cheese sandling
That's quite the cook up!
She also kindly shared her recipes so you can recreate her massive cook up in your own kitchen.
1 cup rice, cooked
1 cup mixed peas and corn
Some chopped spring onions
8 whisked eggs
Then add the rice mix it up well and tip into a square pan lined with baking paper.
Bake for 40 minutes my oven was at about 210.
Mini loaf dough and pizza bases
375g bakers flour
Use dough setting on bread maker.
For loaves gram some dough and 3/4 fill the holes in a mini loaf pan. Bake for 12ish minutes
For pizza bases make little balls just bigger than a little bouncy ball and roll into discs.
Bake for 9 minutes once topped.
Oven was at about 210
Rachael's post had many begging her to do the same bulk bake for them.
“Woah your amazing this looks delicious your kids are super lucky to have you”, said one
“Can U shop and cook for me too please 😂😊 I hate adulting 😩😩😩", commented another.
“I’m so impressed 😍I love how organized you are 😊I just want to eat them lol”, added a third.
Look out Rachael, you might need to start your own baking business!
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Eliza Scanlan is a contributor with Practical Parenting. Eliza has written for several digital titles including New Idea Food and New Idea, with a passion for consumer and shopping news. Eliza is also a contributor for the Trolley Watch and The Flawsome Mum podcasts. In her spare time, Eliza loves watching Netflix and tending to her horses.