As you may know if you read my blog frequently, during May, Camilla from Fab Food 4 All and Helen from Fuss Free Flavours very bravely trusted me with their brilliant blogger link up Credit Crunch Munch. I was pleased to see so many entries coming in and even more pleased to see an abundance of chocolate cake! Have a look here to see all the great recipes entered. My final duty as guest host is to do the round up. Thank you to everyone who entered, I’ve bookmarked some very tasty and purse friendly recipes and hope you have too!
Now a really rich and tasty looking braised oxtail and smoked bacon stew from Bangers and Mash – such a fantastic and under used cut of meat and light on the purse strings too!
Time to head back to chocolate with this chocolate fudge cake from Tales from the Kitchen Shed. Another recipe costed right down to just £1 – I’m impressed!
Hold onto your horses – here comes more! Another £1 chocolate cake made by Caroline Makes… also entered into Chocolate Log Blogs challenge for May, all these £1 chocolate cake recipes are helping support and promote the Live Below the Line campaign.
I love the sound of this chocolate, banana and peanut butter cake from The More than Occasional Baker – again, promoting Live Below the Line and costing just £1 to make!
Allotment 2 Table brings us a lovely looking chocolate ginger cake, again for just £1 and also vegan! Her blog promotes grow your own and is full of vegan and vegetarian recipes!
We move temporarily away from chocolate cake with these oaty banana and raisin bites, entered by Searching for Spice – another new blog now on my radar thanks to Credit Crunch Munch!
Next we have another far flung entry, this time from The Taste Space,a Canadian living in Texas! These chocolate chickpea flour and chocolate tofu frosted cupcakes look surprisingly tasty and of course, are budget friendly and also vegan friendly.
This entry from a favourite blog of mine Leeks & Limoni takes us back into familiar territory with a £1 chocolate syrup cake. It looks delicious, do I need to say any more?
Here’s another entry from Bangers and Mash – a spicy cottage pie full of Indian influences. Lentils as we all know, are perfect for this challenge – filling, tasty and cheap!
We’re back in the USA now with these interesting looking guacamole hush puppies. They are basically deep fried cornmeal fritters and I think they’d work well with reduced price, nice and ripe, avocados! Thanks to Spices Galore.
Next up we’re a lot closer to home – its ME with a comforting meatball pasta bake using jarred peppers and beef mince to keep costs down!
I like this healthy mushroom soup from Feeding Boys and a Firefighter. Great for using up mushrooms and veg on the turn. A real frugal winner!
A late entry from The British Menu, fellow Midlands blogger and all round good egg! I am LOVING the look of this spicy chicken salad with mango and mint yogurt dressing, perfectly timed for summer.
And last but definitely not least, patatas bravas from We don’t eat anything with a face also from the Midlands and as the blog name suggests – vegetarian! These are cheap and easy to make and perfect for end of the month meals and camping!