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Old 22-11-2012, 12:07 AM
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Default Tesco Christmas cake in a box kit now half price 5

Tesco sells a christmas cake kit in a box (all the ingredients weighed out) you just need to add eggs and an orange basically -for 10. Bought one yesterday on special offer for 5. Big stack of them at the end of the Home Baking aisle.
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Old 22-11-2012, 9:53 PM
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hmm wonder if they have a surplus of these like last year's Mary Berry's?? thanks OP, might hold out to see if they go any less...
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Just browsing Mysupermarket and stumbled across the same deal. No chance of me buying at this price!

What's the betting they will be reduced to 2 or less after Christmas, Mary Berry styl-ee? (although IIRC they were reduced to 3 before Christmas last year). I had already made my own cake last year but made up the 2 kits I had bought a few weeks ago, they seemed fine.
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I also made up my 2 Mary Berry cake two weeks ago that I bought in January. Poured some alcohol over it - and we had some today. Taste scrumptious. Hope these kits are reduced further so I can stock up for next year.
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I also made up my 2 Mary Berry cake two weeks ago that I bought in January. Poured some alcohol over it - and we had some today. Taste scrumptious. Hope these kits are reduced further so I can stock up for next year.
So glad to hear yours came out ok, I too had a couple left from last year and risked making them today.

Can't wait to ice and eat them now
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I've still got a Delia Waitose one in the cupboard to make from last year, might give it a go now you have said yours was fine.
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I bought the Sainsburys one at 2 before Christmas last year after an alert on here . I cooked it in April for this Christmas. The Waitrose one went down to 2.50 before Christmas but I'd already bought the Sainsburys one. (I had to add butter as well.)

The Tesco one might get reduced further the nearer it gets to Christmas if there are loads in stock.
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I made mine up from the kit last year and it's been in the freezer ever since (freezing is a good way to mature a cake faster, breaks up the fruit a bit). I must remember to get it out & decorate it.......
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I made the tesco one last week when saw it for 5 - I usualy make one and buy it all seperate costs me loads but as I was ill I didnt get chance. Thought this was good way out - so altho it says dont feed it mine is wrapped and being fed brandy every 3-5 days until 23rd when it be iced. MMMMM do like a moist cake lol
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OH got the delia kit for free last year in Waitrose. I kept it till Easter and made a simmnel cake out of it. It was delish!
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my mary berry number 1 is marzipanned waiting for the icing next weekend! mary berry number 2 is still wrapped and in a tin and will be kept until next year! with regular feeding im sure it will be perfectly tasty (for those who like it anyway, i dont like fruit cake myself!)
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Good news folks
Tesco Christmas Cake Kit now down to 3 for the larger size and 2 for smaller size.....
I wouldn't be surprised if it drops further if the shelves aren't cleared at these prices.(Loads and loads of kits in my store)
Also a few pence/pounds knocked off other Christmas cakes, stollen, puddings etc... but nothing irresistible - yet
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Good news folks
Tesco Christmas Cake Kit now down to 3 for the larger size and 2 for smaller size.....
I wouldn't be surprised if it drops further if the shelves aren't cleared at these prices.(Loads and loads of kits in my store)
Thanks for the heads up, I shall be watching and waiting
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The one I bought in Sainsburys just before Christmas last year for a couple pounds is still sat in the cupboard!
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The one I bought in Sainsburys just before Christmas last year for a couple pounds is still sat in the cupboard!
Go ahead and make it if you've no plans to be out this afternoon but need to spend some time on domestics. I always find a spot of slow-baking encourages me to clean the house thoroughly, as I can't go galavanting with my oven on!
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I got the large Christmas Cake mix in Tesco tonight for 2.50. Used the Mary Berry one last year to do a Guess the Weight Cake for the school Spring Fayre and it was much appreciated

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