Category Archives: Cakes, tarts, desserts & sweets

Plum frangipane

I made these for Valentine’s Day because I reckon the plums look a bit like a  love heart. Well I thought that anyway. For the pastry: 1 cup plain flour ½ cup vegan margarine 1 dessert spoon ground almonds 1 … Continue reading

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Vegan Pavlova

Day 8 in the 2016 Vegan MoFo: Far Away – If you dug straight down, where would you come out? Make something from that country! If I dug straight down through the centre of the earth I would come out … Continue reading

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Bristol Buns

Day 7 in the 2016 VeganMoFo: Close to Home – Make a food from your own country, state, or hometown. Most people in the West Country in the UK will have heard of a bath bun, a sweet roll made … Continue reading

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Margarita cupcakes

Makes 12 muffin-sized cupcakes. ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1 ½ tsp freshly grated lime zest 1 cup soya milk ¼ cup rapeseed oil 2 tbsp tequila ½ tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 ⅓ cups plain … Continue reading

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Grilled Pinapple “the totally tropical taste”

There’s a cocktail called Dark ‘N’ Stormy which is apparently Bermuda’s national drink. It is served in a tall glass and made with dark rum and ginger beer served over ice with a slice of lime. This dessert, made by … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Vegan Churros

These are slightly tricky to make as the dough is not so easy to work with as regular wheat-based dough but with a little determination, they came out OK! 500g Dove’s Farm gluten-free flour ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp caster … Continue reading

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Serendipity (hot cross) buns

It’s Good Friday morning and Marc is making hot cross buns like his Mum used to when he was a kid. Only they’re not quite the same; no eggs, no milk and he had a brain fart and forgot the … Continue reading

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