Archive of ‘Cakes’ category

Vegan Ginger Bundt Cake With Lime Glaze & Macerated Strawberries

Vegan ginger bundt cake with lime glaze and macerated strawberries – a moist, spicy, easy to make cake served with juicy strawberries; perfect for afternoon tea! Post sponsored by JING.

Vegan ginger bundt cake with lime glaze and macerated strawberries – a moist, spicy, easy to make cake served with juicy strawberries; perfect for afternoon tea! #gingerbread #vegan #vegancake #veganbaking #dairyfree #eggfree #bundtcake

Flavour pairings is a fascinating subject – working out what ingredients go together, whether complementary or contrasting; and what should be served with what for the best possible combination and taste experience. It is a topic that I enjoy researching and experimenting with, so when the lovely people at JING Tea asked me to come up with an afternoon tea recipe to pair with their new Green Apple and Hibiscus herbal tea, I happily took on the challenge and came up with this vegan ginger bundt cake. (more…)

Vegan Banana Cake With Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting & Kenwood Kmix Review

Vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting – easy to make, fluffy, moist banana cake filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter and chocolate buttercream. The perfect cake for all occasions!

Vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting - easy to make, fluffy, moist banana cake filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter and chocolate buttercream. The perfect cake for all occasions! #vegan #bananacake #vegancake #bananabread #baking

The weather has been so hot recently that every time I buy bananas they ripen so incredibly quickly that we are unable to eat them all before they get too ripe. For me, once they have got black spots they are just too ripe to eat as they are. They are excellent for baking with however; and an excess of blackened bananas is the perfect excuse to make this vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting. (more…)

Orange and Almond Cake With Chocolate Buttercream (Vegan)

Orange and almond cake with chocolate buttercream – three layers of moist, flavourful vegan orange and almond cake with vegan chocolate orange buttercream, chocolate drip and candied orange slices. Easy to make and perfect for celebrations!

Orange and almond cake with chocolate buttercream - three layers of moist, flavourful vegan orange and almond cake with vegan chocolate orange buttercream, chocolate drip and candied orange slices. Easy to make and perfect for celebrations!

It was my birthday at the weekend (32 in case you were wondering) and while I am not really fussed about having a large celebration; cake is absolutely a must of course. I would happily eat pretty much any and all cake flavours which makes narrowing it down to one choice of cake pretty difficult! (more…)

Vegan Chocolate Sheet Cake

Vegan chocolate sheet cake – a soft, moist, delicious chocolate traybake cake topped with rich, smooth vegan chocolate coconut milk ganache. Perfect for feeding a crowd!

Vegan chocolate sheet cake - a soft, moist, delicious chocolate traybake cake topped with rich, smooth vegan chocolate coconut milk ganache. Perfect for feeding a crowd! #vegan #chocolatecake #sheetcake #birthdaycake #baking

If I had to pick a favourite cake flavour, I don’t think I could. But the cake that I crave most often is definitely chocolate. Specifically a dark, intensely chocolatey chocolate cake with a not-too-sweet ganache topping. (more…)

Vegan Ginger Cake

Vegan ginger cake – a moist, sticky, spicy sheet cake that is full of flavour, easy to make and perfect for snacking on. Egg and dairy free.

Vegan ginger cake - a moist, sticky, spicy sheet cake that is full of flavour, easy to make and perfect for snacking on. Egg and dairy free.

I know it isn’t really the right time of year for ginger cake, it is much more of an Autumn/Winter kind of thing; but we have been having a lot of dreary weather recently and I have just been in the mood for comforting bakes and warm flavours. (more…)

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Vegan chocolate chip banana bread – a vegan version of everyone’s favourite bake. Easy to make using storecupboard ingredients, packed with chocolate chips and topped with a blueberry glaze; this banana bread is seriously good!

Vegan chocolate chip banana bread - a vegan version of everyone's favourite bake. Easy to make using storecupboard ingredients, packed with chocolate chips and topped with a blueberry glaze; this banana bread is seriously good!

Banana bread has to be my all-time favourite bake. My mum used to make it regularly when I was growing up and now I make it whenever there are blackened bananas in the fruit bowl (either that or they go into a smoothie). I have been trying to eat plant based most of the time recently so I wanted to make a vegan version of banana bread. The good news is that it is really easy to do and it is indistinguishable from the regular kind! (more…)

Raspberry, Coconut And Lemon Layer Cake

Raspberry, coconut and lemon layer cake – a gorgeous cake for Spring with coconut cake layers, raspberry buttercream and lemon curd. This post is sponsored by Lio-Licious.

Raspberry, coconut and lemon layer cake - a gorgeous cake for Spring with coconut cake layers, raspberry buttercream and lemon curd.

The weather seems to have finally taken a turn for the better and today we have blue skies and sunshine. I am hoping for a sunny Easter weekend, though that may just be wishful thinking. Whatever the weather, this lovely raspberry, coconut and lemon layer cake would make a wonderful celebration cake for Easter; or any Springtime event. (more…)

Carrot, Pineapple And Pistachio Cake

Carrot, pineapple and pistachio cake – a delicious tropical twist on carrot cake topped with a luscious cloud of cream cheese frosting.

Carrot, pineapple and pistachio cake - a delicious tropical twist on carrot cake topped with a luscious cloud of cream cheese frosting.

I baked this cake a while back but thought that I would wait until nearer Easter to share it. I love carrot cake all year round but Easter does feel like the most appropriate time for it and this cake would be perfect for feeding a crowd at a Spring gathering. (more…)

Vegan Lemon Almond Cake With Coconut Whipped Cream & Macerated Strawberries

Vegan lemon almond cake with coconut whipped cream and macerated strawberries – a light, moist vegan lemon and almond cake topped with a cloud of coconut whipped cream and sweet macerated strawberries. The perfect cake for Spring!

Vegan lemon almond cake with coconut whipped cream and macerated strawberries - a light, moist vegan lemon and almond cake topped with a cloud of coconut whipped cream and sweet macerated strawberries. The perfect cake for Spring!

Vegan lemon almond cake with coconut whipped cream and macerated strawberries - a light, moist vegan lemon and almond cake topped with a cloud of coconut whipped cream and sweet macerated strawberries. The perfect cake for Spring! #vegan #baking #cake

This vegan lemon almond cake is really quick and simple to make, but it looks very pretty topped with it’s cloud of whipped coconut cream and mound of juicy strawberries; no decorating skills required! It would be a lovely cake to make for occasions such as Easter or Mother’s Day, not that it needs a special occasion to be baked at all. (more…)

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