Deb’s Canadian coffee cake

Preparation 15 Minutes Baking Time 40-45 Minutes Serves 16 If I had not met my best friend Debs nearly 6 years ago, or heard of a coffee cake containing no coffee, then I don't think I would have either attempted to bake this cake let alone  trying to make a vegan and gluten-free version In... Continue Reading →

Vanilla butterfly cupcakes

Makes 12-18 Preparation Time 15 Minutes Cooking Time 20-25 Minutes Fluffy butterfly cupcakes, mottled with flecks of vanilla, as good as I remember from my childhood. No birthday party or celebration was never without this humble bake. As a youngster, I remember peeling the paper case off and getting a dusting of the icing sugar... Continue Reading →

Orange spiced Ginger cake

Preparation time 15 MinutesCooking Time 1 HourServes 16 I adore a really good sticky ginger cake, something reminiscent of the Mc Vities ginger cake. That dense but incredibly moist sponge bursting with aromatic ginger. I expect the top to be sticky from the use of syrup and treacle. At school, it was always served with... Continue Reading →

Mochaccino Cupcakes

Preparation Time 10 Minutes   Cooking Time 35 Minutes   Makes 12 These started off as an idea for coffee cupcakes, then they morphed into an idea for using a mochaccino flavour instead. They hit the food mark in so many ways Velvety Moist Decadent Flavourful Indulgent I tried these on my favourite non-vegan, gf human Guinea... Continue Reading →

Carrot cake traybake

Makes 9   Preparation Time 15 Minutes    Cooking Time 35-40 Minutes Carrot cake is the only cake that I really resist making, the reason being is that it is my absolute favourite cake to eat. Although this version is both vegan and gluten free it certainly did not disappoint. I tested it on friends who are... Continue Reading →

St Clemments tray bake

Serves 12 Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 55-60 Minutes Cakes containing citrus fruits really put the zing into baking. Any baking containing either oranges or lemons in the list of ingredients will always be a favourite in my eyes. Delicious confectionaries such as lemon meringue pies, tarts or drizzle cakes are really a joy... Continue Reading →

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