Haven't yet graduated beyond ripping open the packet of cake mix? Then this is for you! 5 packet mixes ranging from gourmet to off the supermarket shelf were blind taste tested and reviewed by a panel of nine. This week it's Packet Mix Brownies being tested.
1. Donna Hay $ 7.99: Molten Chocolate Chunk Brownies
2. Melindas/Gluten Free $ 6.95: Chocolate Fudge Brownie
3. Greens $ 4.89: Choc Fudge Brownies
4. White Wings $ 5.32: Double Choc Fudge Brownies
5. Betty Crocker $ 5.22: Frosted Chocolate Brownies
Unmarked boxes of baked Brownies were sent to the taste testers along with review forms in order to rate each Brownie from one to five, comment on taste and texture plus an overall opinion. After collating the information the results were as follows...
From a possible score of 45
Donna Hay 33.5 comments included "MMM Yum!! I ate mine and the rest of Debbie's" Jodie
"Taste like home made, not packet" Cindy
Melindas (Gluten Free) 17.5 comments included "After taste quite powdery" Sarah
Greens 18.5 comments included "Enjoyed the icing. Favourite!" Jake
"Disgusting, I never thought brownies could taste like that" Emma
White Wings 17.5 comments included "Pathetic excuse for a Brownie" David
Betty Crocker 22.3 comments included "Fudgy taste, frosting was nice" Debbie
"Not bad" David
In this case you did get what you paid for with an easy win for Donna Hay! Pictured warm Donna Hay brownie, ready for a scoop of ice-cream!