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Pink Recipes

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Old Style MoneySaving
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eSparkleseSparkles Forumite
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Old Style MoneySaving
Hiya everyone

We are having a 'wear it pink' charity day at my little boys school to raise money for breast cancer awareness.

I am going to make the raspberry & white chocolate muffins that I have seen mentioned on this forum a few times (well will do a trial run tomorrow as I am assuming they will come out a pinky colour lol)

Does anyone have any other pink recipes at all ? or anything using pinky coloured things that would be suitable to sell at an infants school.

While I am here, I have seen a recipe for Strawberry Muffins and they use strawberry conserve .. am i right or wrong in assuming that strawberry conserve is just jam ?

Many thanks for any help you can give
Erica xx


  • Hi there

    What about gingerbread people - you could pipe pink bows on.. or use a bit of icing to stick pink dolly mixtures on!
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  • reehsetinreehsetin Forumite
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    my mum used to make savoury bready things a pinky colour by putting a little beetroot in the mixture, not enough for taste just colour (and spinich for green etc)
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  • I have a recipe for beetroot cake (like carrot cake) which I can post if you are interested.
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  • thriftlady_2thriftlady_2 Forumite
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    Beetroot muffins ! They're good actually-bit like carrot muffins. You add grated cooked beetroot to the muffin mixture. It turns a fab pink colour which isn't quite as impressive once cooked, but is pink nontheless. Healthy too.
  • BrowntoaBrowntoa Forumite, Board Guide
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    good old coconut ice

    the pink one always seemed to taste better !
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  • Snap thriftlady!!!

    Or there are always red velvet muffins but you could use pink food colouring instead and even add food colouring to the frosting.
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  • torianuttorianut Forumite
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    I made plain fairy cakes for the school alien day last week and added a bit if green food colouring and they turned out really good - (thought they might go browny green when baked but took them out just in time!) I am sure this would work for pink ones too.
  • Thank you all for the brill suggestions.

    re the coconut ice, I have the link open now and that looks almost too easy to do (I can muck up the easiest of recipe's lol :o). Mind you, I could always get David (my little one) to do it with me and keep me on the right track :p lol

    The velvet cakes look gorgeous (and I know I am a pain in the !!!) but does anyone know how to convert cups to grams or oz ? I have clicked the convert button on there and it converts to ml but I dont have any ml measuring doodahs (my jug is too big for the measurements on there)

    Thanks again
    Erica xx
  • Thanks torianut, I did think about that, and maybe putting some strawberry chocolate on top (I was discussing it with a friend and I said I could get some pink smarties or pink jelly tots and put one on top but we decided it was a bit risque for an infants school lol)

    ooooo I just had a thought .. what are those domed spongey things that are covered in jam and coconut .. I could do a version of those couldnt I (except they would have to be cake shaped cos I dont know how to get them that funny shape lolol)

    Erica xx
  • Hi there

    they are madeleins
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