Jamaican Fruit Cake

For Jamaican fruit cake, usually the fruits are soaked white rum and red label wine which is made from Jamaican plums! The fruits normally would be soaked for a few months, which would be raisins, currants and prunes, when ready take out the portions needed for your cake and liquidised until smooth. Ingredients: 100 g/3…

Banana Cake:

Do you think bananas are boring. Think again ! They’re actually one of the best of all round foods and packed full of goodness. If you love them it’s a bonus because they’re healthy! Here are five top reasons why you need to include in your diet: (1) Bananas are packed full nutrients including potassium,…

Chocolate Eclairs

My first attempt at making chocolate Eclairs, was a bit tricky and godly and tiny than the normal ones in the shops..Patisserie cream is the traditional filling for éclairs, but if time is short you can fill them with whipped vegan cream. Ingredients: CHOUX PASTRY (PIE DOUGH) 150 ml/1/4 pint/2/3 cup water 60 g/2 oz/1/4…

White Chocolate and Brownie Torte

This delicious desert is easy to make guaranteed to appeal to just about everyone. If you can’t buy good quality brownies, use a moist chocolate sponge or make your own. For extra decoration, put a few fresh summer berries such as strawberries or raspberries around the edge or on the centre of the torte. Ingredients:…

Chocolate & Orange Mousse Cake

With a dark chocolate sponge sandwiched together with light creamy orange mousse, this spectacular cake is irresistible and delicious Ingredients: 175 g/6 oz/3/4 cup vegan butter 175 g/6 oz/2/3 cup castor (superfine) sugar 4 vegan eggs, lightly beaten 200 g/7 oz/1 ¾ cups self-raising flour 1 tbsp cocoa powder 50 g/1 ¾ oz dark vegan…

Rich Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are packed with both vegan milk and plain chocolate instead of adding sugar to the mixture. Serve them in small squares as they are very rich. When buying plain chocolate, bear in mind that the higher the percentage of cocoa solids, the higher the quality of the chocolate, and the less sugar it…

Devil’s Food Cake

This is an American Classic, consisting of a rich melt-in-the-mouth chocolate cake that has a citrus-flavoured frosting. Ingredients: 100 g/3 ½ oz dark vegan chocolate 250 g/9 oz 2 ¼ cups self-tasing flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 225 g/8 oz/1 vegan cup butter 400 g/14 oz/2 2/3 cups dark Muscovado sugar 1…

Chocolate & Vanilla Loaf Cake

Ingredients 175g/6 oz /3/4 castor (superfine) sugar 175 g/6 oz /3/4 vegan soft margarine ½ tsp vanilla flavouring (extract) 3 vegan eggs 225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising flour, sieved (strained) 50 g/1 ¾ oz dark vegan chocolate Icing (Confectioner’s) sugar, to dust Method: 1.Lightly grease a 450 g/1 lb Loaf tin (pan) 2.Beat together the…

Blueberry & Lemon Muffins

Ingredients: 2 tbsp chia seeds 250g/9oz/2 spelt flour, sifted 125g/4oz/1 cup plain/all-purpose Flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder, sifted 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda/baking soda, sifted 1 tsp ground cinnamon Zest and juice of 1 lemon Pinch of salt 125g/4oz/2/3 cup light soft brown sugar 250ml/9fl oz generous 1 cup almond milk 100ml 3/1/2 fl…

JOLLOF RICE

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1large onion, finely chopped 3 large garlic cloves, finely sliced Thumb-size piece of ginger, peeled And grated 1 teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground coriander 400g can plum tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar or palm sugar 1 scotch bonnet, sliced 200g brown rice 1 vegetable stock cube…

Juicy MANDARIN AND CHIA SEED MUFFINS

These fruity muffins will really sweeten up your office! They’re handy size and the mandarins give them a truly indulgent juicy sweetness which is rounded off perfectly by the combination of whet and nutty spelt flours. Ingredients: 50g (1 ¾ oz) strong bread flour 75g (2 ½ oz) plain flour 25g (scant 1 oz) wholegrain…

Chocolate non-Dairy Wraps

Light chocolate sponge wrapped around a non-dairy cream filling. These individual cakes can be served for desert, if liked. Ingredients: 2 vegan eggs 50 g/1 ¾ oz/4tbsp castor (superfine) Sugar 50 g/1 ¾ oz/1/3 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp apricot jam 150 ml/1/4 pint/2/3 cup vegan double (heavy) whipped…

Raspberry Almond

Ingredients: 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ¾ cup (165g) castor (superfine) sugar 3 vegan eggs ½ cup (75g) plain (all-purpose) (gluten-free) optional ¼ cup (35g) self-raising gluten free flour) optional ½ cup cup (60g) ground almonds (optional) 1/3 cup(80g) sour vegan cream 150g (4 ½ ounces) fresh raspberries Icing 2 ½ cups (400g) icing…

Coconut cupcakes

These are really moist and flavorsome-delicious with a cup of coffee or tea at any time of the day. Ingredients: 12 tablespoons of (1 ½ sticks) vegan butter, softened ¾ cup granulated sugar few drops vanilla extract 3 vegan eggs ¾ cup brown rice flour ¾ cornflour 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder ½ cup shredded…

Orange and honey cake

Can be be great to take on a picnic and serve with some fresh fruit or berries. Ingredients: 10 tablespoons (1 ¼ sticks) vegan butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar Grated rind and juice 1 orange 2 tablespoons clear honey 3 tablespoons marmalade 3 vegan eggs, beaten 2/3 cup brown rice flour 1 teaspoon gluten-free…

Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

Ingredients: 110g/4oz/1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 110g/4oz/1/2 cup castor (superfine) sugar 110/4oz/ ½ cup vegan butter, softened 2 vegan eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Ingredients: To Decorate 110 g 4 oz/ ½ cup vegan butter, softened 225 g/8 oz/ 2 cups icing (confectioners ‘s) sugar, plus extra for dusting 225 g/ 8 oz/ 2cups dulce…

Victoria Sandwich Cake

This is a great everyday cake to which you can add flavours such as orange Or lemon rind, if you want, or make a chocolate version for a special occasion Ingredients: ¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) vegan butter, softened ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown rice flour 3 tbsp Vegan egg 1 tablespoon gluten-free…

Cheesecake With Raspberries

Ingredients: 200g /7 oz/ 1 ½ cups free- from digestive biscuits Crushed 50 g/ 1 ¾ oz/1/4 cup vegan butter, melted 600 g/ 1 lb 5 oz/ 2 ¾ cups vegan cream cheese 150 ml/ 5 fl. Oz/ 2/3 cup soured vegan cream 175 g/ 6 oz/3/4 cup castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract…

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Ingredients: 110 g/ 4oz /2/3 cup self-raising gluten free (optional) Flour, sifted 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 110 g/4 oz /1/2 cup castor sugar 110 g/4 oz/1/2 cup vegan butter, softened 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp red food colouring 3 vegan eggs 300 g /10 ½ oz/1 1/3 cups vegan cream cheese 75 ml /2…

Blackberry Teacake

With vanilla sugar Ingredients: 200g (6 1/2ounces) butter, vegan softened ¾ cup (150g) finely packed light brown sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 vegan eggs 2 cups (300g) self-raising gluten free flour (optional) 2/3 cup (160ml) vegan buttermilk 425g (13 ½ ounces) canned black berries in syrup, drained or fresh blackberries 30g (1ounce) vegan butter,melted…

Sticky Chocolate Brownies

Everyone loves chocolate brownies and these are so gooey and delicious they are impossible to resist! Ingredients: 100 g/3 ½ oz/generous 1/3 cup unsalted vegan butter 175 g/6oz/3/4 cup castor (superfine) sugar 75 g/2 ¾ oz/1/2 cup dark muscovado sugar 125 g/4 ½ oz dark vegan chocolate 1 tbsp golden (light corn) syrup 2 Tbsp…

AN EXCELLENT LEMON PUDDING

Ingredients: 100g (3 ½ oz ) vegan butter, softened 175g (6 oz) castor sugar Grated rind and juice of 4 lemons 4 tsp vegan eggs 125ml (4fl oz) vegan milk 50g (. 1 ½ oz) plain gluten free flour (optional) Method: Cream the butter and sugar together until white and fluffy, then beat in the…

Classic Chocolate Roulade

Ingredients: Classic Chocolate Roulade This rich, squidgy chocolate roll should be made at least eight hours before serving to allow to soften. Expect the roulade to crack a little when you roll it up-spkinkle with little grated chocolate, if you like, as a final decoration. When melting chocolate, break into even-sized pieces in a dry…

Marbled chocolate Cheesecake

This dark shortcut pastry with hint of coffee, delicious vanilla yogurt filling and delicate Crumble is pretty heard to resist Ingredients: FOR THE BASE: 200g(7oz) plain gluten free (optional) flour 100g (3 ½ oz) fine cane sugar 2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp cornflour 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp instant coffee granules, finely ground…

Little Chocolate Sponges

Ingredients: 4 vegan eggs ¾ cup (165) castor (superfine) sugar ¾ cup (100g) self raising gluten free flour (optional ) 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 90g (3ounces) vegan butter, melted 1 tablespoon hot water 2/3 cup (160ml) thickened (heavy) vegan cream 2 tablespoons castor (superfine) sugar, extra 1/3 cup (15k) flaked coconut (optional) Chocolate Ganache…

Coconut Sponge Cake

Ingredients: 185g (6 ounces) butte, chopped coarsely ¾ cup (165g) castor (superfine) sugar 3 vegan eggs ¾ cup (50g) desiccated coconut 1 ½ cups (225g) self raising gluten free flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup (80ml) vegan milk 2 teaspoon icing (confectioners’s) sugar Raspberry Cream 1 ¼ cup (310ml) pouring vegan cream 1 tablespoon…

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Ingredients: 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder ¾ cup (180ml) boiling water 2 cups (330g) castor (superfine) sugar 7 vegan eggs ½ cup (125ml) vegetable oil Walnut praline 1 cup (220g) vegetable oil ½ cup (50g) walnuts 60g (2 ounces) dark eating, (semi-sweet non dairy chocolate, chopped coarsely BRANDIED BUTTERCREAM 190g (6 ounces) non dairy butter,…

Vanilla cupcakes

Ingredients: For the cupcakes 250 ml 9 flow/1cup) non dairy milk 1 teaspoon lemon juice 200 g (7 oz/1 1/3 cups)self-raising flour ¾ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 1 generous pinch fine sea salt 80 ml (2 ½ fl oz/1/3 cup) vegetable oil 150 g (5 ½ oz/2/3 cup) castor (superfine) sugar 1 teaspoon…

Simply the best coffee cake

This Coffee cake can be serve alone after a meal, as a snack in between meals, or even for breakfast alongside a nice cup of coffee or tea. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups all purpose gluten free flour ½ cup and 2 tablespoons sugar, divided ½ teaspoon salt 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ cup vegan…

Baked Ricotta Cakes with Red Sauce

These honey-flavoured deserts take only a few minutes to make from a fee ingredients. The fragrant fruity sauce provides a contrast of both colour and flavours. The red berry sauce can be made a day in advance and chilled until ready to use. Frozen fruit doesn’t need extra water, as it usually yields its juice…

Lemon, Almond And White Chocolate Brownie

A delicious brownie recipe. The lemon and the almond to should complement the white chocolate beautifully. Unfortunately I choose to not use the almond due to nut allergies, still turn out beautiful. The quality of white chocolate can vary tremendously so be sure to buy a good-quality non dairy chocolate. I also used gluten-free flour…

Decadent chocolate & raspberry cake

The bit about this cake is that you can lick the spoon knowing there is no raw egg involved. Don’t expect the same rise you would get for a cake with eggs- but it will still look the part one sandwiched together and piled with chocolate frosting. Ingredients: 85g/3oz/scant ½ cup dairy free spread 2…

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) container vegan cream cheese ½ cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 1/3 olive oil 1 cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup ground flaxseed mixed with 1/8 cup water ¼ cup soy milk 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt…

Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake

Ingredients 250g (8 ounces) butter, softened 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar Vegan eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (160g) semolina 1 cup (280g) vegan yogurt Lemon Syrup 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar ½ cup (80ml) lemon juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°c/350°f. Butter a…

Dark Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ½ cup (110g) firmly packed dark brown sugar, vegan eggs 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain (all-purpose) flour ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking powder) 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 cup (360g) treacle 2 tablespoons vegan milk ¼ cup (55g) finely chopped glacé ginger 1/3 cup finely chopped raisins…