Vegan apple and cinnamon cake with apple jam

This is a moist and fluffy cake, which you absolutely cannot tell is vegan. I would make this even when I am not observing a vegan fast. Apple-y and cinnamon-y it is the perfect cake with a cup of tea, and does well even without the additional layer of apple jam. Ingredients For the apple […]

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Vegan Oreo Cheesecake

God bless the creator of Oreo’s – although they were created or lactose and dairy intolerant children in the first instance, they are a staple in our household when we are observing a vegan diet. I developed this recipe because I tasted a ‘regular’ oreo cheesecake that was amazing, and since the invention of Tofutti […]

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Intense Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies

I love an intensely chocolatey brownie, and this one is turned into amaze-balls status by the addition of peanut butter. Its a dangerous recipe because it is so decadent! I hope you enjoy. From my family to yours, happy baking xx Ingredients 225 g unsalted butter 1 cup dark chocolate chips 220 g dark chocolate […]

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Angel food cake with a vanilla pudding and strawberry filling!

The healthiest cake in the world…. I’ve heard about Angel Food cake before, but as I am normally a fan of indulgent desserts, I have never been interested to try it. Given that it has been declared healthy food month, I scoured my recipe books for an appropriate healthy dessert recipe that wasn’t fruit salad […]

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Banana Bread

When you buy a lovely bunch of bananas, there are always a few at the end that get overripe. For me, the baking stars align when you have a fruit bowl full of over ripe bananas and a desire to bake something! After trying several banana bread recipes over the years and going through the […]

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Creme Brulee Tarts

I love working with pastry, I mean I LOOOOVE it. There is nothing quite like the feeling of taking some flour, butter and sugar turning into a flaky buttery crispy thing that become the perfect vessel for a chocolatey delight, cream and berries, caramel, mousse or in this case a gorgeous creamy creme brulee. The […]

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Basboosa: a vegan coconut and semolina tart topped with crunchy almonds

There is nothing quite like basboosa – the combination of coconut and semolina baked until golden, then soaked in syrupy deliciousness, topped with crunchy almonds. My mum has made basboosa for years, and the tray rarely lasts 24 hours before its gobbled up. The perfect foil for a cup of coffee, or an after dinner […]

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are very few experiences in life that give me more familial happiness than baking with my children. When my girls were really young it was fun to engage their minds in something different and getting them excited about eating food, as they are getting a bit bigger I use the opportunity to talk to […]

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