Everyone loves something sweet, and the school fete is the time that people will rush to the homemade section to buy up big!
I love the feel of fetes and fairs. It makes me feel like a kid. Everything is just so fun and festive! And what I love the most about it is that there’s so many food choices.
Some products sell better than others. Here is a list of the best-selling foods at fetes and fairs… We also show you where to get a great deal on packaging all these goodies!
Here is our Huge Guide to Best Selling Fete Food:
Table of Contents:
|1. List of the Best Selling Fete Food Ideas|
|2. Best Selling Brownies and Slices|
|3. Best Selling Cakes and Cupcakes|
|4. Best Selling Tarts and Pies|
|5. List of Other Sweet Treats to Consider for School Fetes|
|6. List of Hot Foods to Sell at Fetes|
|7. List of Packaging Ideas for School Fetes|
1. List of the Best Selling Fete Foods
Most schools do have a nut-free policy but fetes are different, and if you are permitted – Peanut Brittle is a real winner – especially with the Dads! Wrap it in small cellophane clear bags and wrap it with twine. You can substitute the peanuts for cashews or macadamia nuts if you want something a bit more spesh!
Sell Peanut Brittle for $4 per bag
Honeycombs are easy to make and produces a lot in just one go. It’s also a great gift idea!
Sell it for $4 per bag
Fudge is a favourite of many because it makes us remember our childhood. I really don’t know what it’s about but kids and adults love it! We have recipes for loads of different fudges – here are some to try:
Basic Fudge Recipes:
Chocolate Fudge Recipes:
- Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge (only 2 ingredients!)
- Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge
- Easy Peasy Chocolate Fudge
- Raw Vegan Chocolate Fudge
- 3-Ingredient Creamy Chocolate Fudge
- Chocolate Mint Fudge
- Chunky Chocolate Fruit and Nut Fudge
- Microwave Chocolate Fudge
Traditional Fudge Recipes:
Fancy Fudge Recipes:
- White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge
- Eggnog Fudge
- Salted Maple Pecan Fudge
- Lemon Meringue Fudge
- Malt Ball Fudge
- Malteser Caramel and White Chocolate Fudge
Sell homemade Fudge for $3 (four small portions)
These cute and dainty marshmallow teacups will grab attention from far away!
Sell them for $2.50 each
Every time I go to a School Fete I end up buying a beautiful homemade cake to take home – and scoff! This is a great money maker too as you can charge a substantial amount more for a whole cake than just small packets of smaller fete fair. Ask the parent’s at your school to bake their specialty – box it up and sell them at the door!
Great whole cakes that will sell fantastically well at School Fete’s include:
- Whole Orange Cake
- Homemade Lemon and Coconut Cake
- Rosie’s Moist Custard Cake
- Moist Chocolate Cake
- Strawberry Bread
- Condensed Milk Chocolate Cake
- Traditional Date and Walnut Roll
- Sour Cream Passionfruit Cake
This one’s a favourite fete treat and popular among the kids. Sell it at the food fair and you’re gonna get sold out!
Sell it for $4 for four pieces
Buttery, delicious and mouth-watering! Shortbread is great for school fetes as it lasts really well and is popular for grown-ups!
Sell them for $1 for 2 large biscuits.
Some different recipes for Shortbread include:
Toffee Apples are one of the top-selling fete food ideas! They are always a super winner at fetes. They are easy for the kids to hold and eat and are easily transportable. Choose small green apples (red ones tend to bruise easily). They can be made a day or two out (keep them cold if the weather is warm). You can buy Toffee Apple sticks at most packaging suppliers, but if you don’t want to make the big ones, just use paddle pop sticks.
I usually make a huge batch of the really small apples for little kids (and sell them for $2 each) – and then the larger Granny Smith apples for grown-ups for $3.50 each. I’ve never ever had any left!
Toffee Apples are a Top Selling Fete Food Idea!
2. Best-Selling Brownies & Slices
Brownies and slices are extremely inviting on whatever occasion.. even on a school fete. Serve four slices at $5. Make sure to pack it nicely!
Recipe ideas for brownies and slices:
Refreshing and delicious, this slice is great if you have access to a fridge, and during the hotter Summer months.