The ingredients are along the first and last columns and will need to be moved in to be able to drop down. It is essential to swap them out before they pile up because once they do, it will be a lot harder to move them out. Once you move them in, it is relatively smooth sailing. With any kind of luck the mystery eggs contain something that can help you move them. Try to hop on that as soon as possible, that is the only real hiccup to this level.
Patricia Frederick’s Tips for Candy Crush Level 242
Moving the ingredients is the trickiest part of this level. Once they’re in the exit columns, use vertically striped candy matches to propel them out.