Category Archives: Cakes, tarts, desserts & sweets

Vegan Mince Pies with a difference

This recipe uses a combination of puff and filo pastry, both of which you can buy ready-made – result! 2-3 tbsp vegan mincemeat (get the best you can!) Small handful of dried cranberries, chopped Zest from 1 clementine 1 splash … Continue reading

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Vegan Christmas Pudding

Sunday, 26 November 2017 is ‘Stir-up Sunday’, so get your ingredients together, put the radio on, get stirring and make the whole house smell like Christmas. This pudding needs steaming for 8 hours so don’t start making it in the … Continue reading

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No Gods, No Masterchef

Theme: Showstopper Dessert – Something that would earn a handshake from Paul Hollywood! I got the idea for this dessert from Masterchef. One of the contestants made it up and I veganised it! It’s made from fresh raspberries and whisky (soak … Continue reading

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Deconstructed WTF cakes!

Theme: Deconstructed dish – Hipster style food. Serving it on a slate is optional. Well, where do I start? Craft beer, artisan bread, smashed avocado (really!), beef broth in a mason jar (ack!), well, anything in a bloody mason jar, … Continue reading

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Chocolate four ways vegan cupcakes

Theme:  Chocolate – Today is Chocolate Cupcake Day, but you can make anything you want with chocolate! These four-way chocolate cupcakes are made with a chocolate sponge cupcake recipe adapted from the brilliant Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World. They … Continue reading

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Vegan Limoncello Drizzle cupcakes

Theme: Let’s get boozy! – Food involving booze, like beer brats, Welsh rarebit or a boozy dessert. Feel free to make a non-alcoholic version if you prefer. Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy and Sicily. … Continue reading

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Mexican Day of the Dead Cupcakes

Theme: Sell yourself – If you were going to market a food you make, what would it be?  How would you package it, and who would buy it?  (Or if you have already done this, tell us about the creative … Continue reading

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