I was waiting at the local child and maternal health centre for Heidi’s check-up and noticed great poster on the wall; it was comparing the cost, sugar and fat content of kids lunch/snack options: Piece of fruit vs. roll-up Yoghurt vs. flavoured milk dessert A packet of chips vs. popcorn Homemade muffin/muesli bar vs packaged muesli bar Cheese and biscuits vs. package biscuits and cheese dip The point they were trying to get across was how much healthier homemade or non packaged options can be (often half the sugar content!), and in some cases a quarter of the price!
This recipe is one of mum’s… and an old favourite of mine. I loved the way that mum would mix it up a bit, when we were little, and change the fruit she would add to the cake. Whilst the recipe suggests apples, sultanas and spices, she would add plums and sometimes apricots. I have […]