Salted caramel apple pie

vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 30 MinutesServes 4 Although the saying is it's American as apple pie but we Brits can make a mean one too. I have made so many apple pies over the years, mostly though they were not vegan or gluten-free. Now though after much practise... Continue Reading →

St Clements tray bake

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 55 MinutesMakes 12 Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free In my book, any cakes containing citrus fruits tick all the boxes for me. Delicious confectionaries such as lemon meringue pies, tarts or drizzle cakes are really a joy to behold This classic citrus drizzle traybake recipe is moist and delicious. Perfect for... Continue Reading →

Ruby rhubarb and pear crumble

Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking Time 40 minutesServes 8-10 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free For me, there is nothing more warming dessert than the simple crumble. No matter what season it is, there is always some fruit or a combination of fruits available to make the humble crumble a delightful dessert. Comforting, warming, and it sticks to... Continue Reading →

Double chocolate banana loaf

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 55 MinutesServes 10 Vegan, vegetarian, nut-free, egg-free I have so many banana cakes in the last 40 years and each one has been polished off with great delight. A great cake for lunch boxes or as a snack. Not overly sweet but just right. A banana cake has to be... Continue Reading →

Apple and marzipan turnovers

Preparation Time 30 MinutesCooking Time 25 MinutesMakes 8 turnovers Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and soya free Naughty but nice, I am a fan of pastry wrapped goodies. A light bulb moment came when mulling over what Puff pastry desserts I could make. I wanted something that could be HandheldServed warmFreezing friendlyHeated from frozen I wanted... Continue Reading →

Grasshopper Mint & chocolate Cake

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25 MinutesServes 12-16 Is there a more classic combination than chocolate and mint? Think of all the well-known chocolate containing these flavours. Boxes of After Eights, Fry's Mint, Bendick's creams and Elizabeth Shaw are very popular. So for the first time, since going vegan, I decided to make a chocolate... Continue Reading →

Apple and cinnamon rolls

Makes 9-12 rollsPreparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25-30 Minutes I love a cinnamon roll, or I did until I began having a problem with wheat 10 years ago. Usually made with a sweet enriched dough using bread flour. Experimenting with scones a few weeks back, I had a flash of inspiration, a real light bulb... Continue Reading →

Apple and marzipan crispy tart

Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking Time 30 MinutesServes 6 Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, vegetarian Looking out of the window at all the July liquid sunshine battering against the window, I decided that sitting and sunning myself in the garden was not the option so the kitchen it was. Looking to use up some items from my baking... Continue Reading →

Pineapple upside down cake.

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 45-50 Minutes Serves 8 I suppose pineapple cake would be considered a bit retro or old-fashioned now. I remember enjoying it as a child and also making it in senior school. Every time I make it, so many happy memories come to mind. It was the first cake I... Continue Reading →

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