Peppermint Dreams

Makes ±30



390 g (750 ml) Huletts Icing Sugar
150 ml condensed milk
a few drops peppermint essence
green food colouring
100 g dark cooking chocolate, melted




  1. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl.
  2. Add enough of the condensed milk to mix until smooth and fairly firm.
  3. Add the peppermint essence and work evenly through the mixture.
  4. Colour the mixture pale green with a few drops green food colouring.
  5. Roll mixtures into small balls.
  6. Place on a baking tray and press down with a fork.
  7. Allow to set.
  8. Dip each peppermint cream half way into the melted chocolate and allow again to set.

Estimated costing, mark-up & suggested selling price

Ingredients:R 43.41
Electricity / refrigeration:R 1.50
Packaging:R 0.00*
Total expenses:R 44.91
Recommended profit:R 15.09
Total:R 60.00
Recommended selling price per biscuit (R60.00 divided by 30 biscuits):R 2.00
*Should you use serviettes or paper plates for packaging, remember to include this in your cost