Posts Tagged ‘dairy free’

Chocolate Coconut Sorbet (Vegan)

Chocolate coconut sorbet – rich and chocolatey but lighter than a traditional ice cream; this vegan chocolate coconut sorbet is an easy to make, refreshing treat.

Chocolate coconut sorbet - rich and chocolatey but lighter than a traditional ice cream; this vegan chocolate coconut sorbet is an easy to make, refreshing treat. #vegan #sorbet #coconut #chocolate #dairyfree

The year seems to be hurtling towards Autumn at a rapid pace and I am almost ready to start sharing pumpkin and Halloween recipes. Summer is not quite over yet however, so for now I’m posting this chocolate coconut sorbet recipe while the weather is still warm. (more…)

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…)

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 Lemon Blueberry Rolls

Vegan lemon blueberry rolls – soft, sticky vegan sweet rolls filled with juicy blueberries and topped with a tangy lemon glaze. With step by step photos!

Vegan lemon blueberry rolls - soft, sticky vegan sweet rolls filled with juicy blueberries and topped with a tangy lemon glaze. With step by step photos! #vegan #cinnamonrolls #sweetrolls #blueberries #bread #baking #lemon #dairyfree

When recipe brainstorming recently, I realised that it had been quite some time since I last baked any bread (Easter to be precise with my chocolate orange hot cross buns). Obviously that had to be remedied and I have been really loving blueberries recently and thus these lemon blueberry rolls were born. (more…)

Vegan Fruit And Nut Flapjacks

Vegan fruit and nut flapjacks – easy vegan oaty flapjacks (oat cookie bars) filled with dried fruits, nuts and seeds. Perfect for snacking, lunchboxes and hiking!

Vegan fruit and nut flapjacks - easy vegan oaty flapjacks (oat cookie bars) filled with dried fruits, nuts and seeds. Perfect for snacking, lunchboxes and hiking!

Flapjacks have to be the ultimate in simple yet satisfying treats. If you are feeling low on energy then a sweet, chewy, buttery flapjack with a cup of tea is just the thing to perk you back up again. Here I have veganised them and added a tasty mix of dried fruits, nuts and seeds (mostly because I wanted to clear some odds and ends out of the cupboard but the result is delicious!) (more…)

Blueberry Pie With Coconut Oil Crust (Vegan)

Blueberry pie with coconut oil crust – an incredible vegan, egg and dairy free lattice topped blueberry pie made with coconut oil pastry. Includes step by step instructions for making coconut oil pastry and lattice.

Blueberry pie with coconut oil crust - an incredible vegan, egg and dairy free lattice topped blueberry pie made with coconut oil pastry.

It has been an absolute age since I last made a pie, so when I found blueberries on sale last week I couldn’t help but make a blueberry pie with them. I’ve been meaning to experiment with coconut oil pastry for a while now so this also seemed like the perfect occasion to try that out too and I am happy to report that it turned out fabulously! (more…)

Sweet Potato Waffles

Sweet potato waffles – make your waffles healthier by adding sweet potato! These delicious waffles are light and crispy with a lightly spiced sweet flavour and the added benefits of sweet potatoes and wholemeal flour.

Sweet potato waffles - make your waffles healthier by adding sweet potato! These delicious waffles are light and crispy with a lightly spiced sweet flavour and the added benefits of sweet potatoes and wholemeal flour.

 

Sweet potatoes have got to be the most versatile vegetable. I use them all the time, in everything from curries to cakes; and most lately, in these delicious sweet potato waffles. (more…)

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan chocolate chip cookies – crispy round the edges, chewy in the middle, loaded with chocolate chips and really easy to make; these cookies will become your new favourite recipe!

Vegan chocolate chip cookies - crispy round the edges, chewy in the middle, loaded with chocolate chips and really easy to make; these cookies will become your new favourite recipe!

I had one of those days at the weekend where you just don’t know what you are doing with yourself. I didn’t want to do any of the things that needed to be done round the house so instead I was just faffing about doing nothing at all. To pull myself out of the mood I decided to bake some cookies; and that ended up turning into a testing session to perfect my vegan chocolate chip cookies recipe. (more…)

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