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 →

Apple oaty crisp

Serves 6 Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cook Time 30-35 Minutes Autumn time brings forth an abundance of beautiful produce, perfect to make some hearty comfort food and desserts. The one I love to cook with is a gorgeous crisp apple. They are so versatile and can be used in sweet or savoury dishes. One of... Continue Reading →

Pear and ginger streusal bars

Makes 12  Preparation Time 25 Minutes      Total Cooking  Time 50 Minutes Safe to freeze for 3 months I make no apologies, I love the top of fruit crumble, ever since I was a young girl the top to an apple crumble held more appeal. That crunchy sweet part was so delicious it started... Continue Reading →

Bakewell Tart

Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 25 minutes Serves 6-8 Bake well tart has its roots firmly planted in English history, a well know tea-time or high tea delicacy and popular confection. Consisting of a shortcrust pastry shell spread with jam and then topped with a layer of delicious frangipane finished with flaked almonds. It... Continue Reading →

Autumn apple oaty crumble

Serves 6     Prep 20 minutes   Total time 50 minutes The most autumnal desserts have to contain the most versatile and in-season fruit the apples. They provide us with some wonderful desserts such as apple pie, baked apples, apple chutney, or apple crumble. To me, crumble is the better option, also if time is... Continue Reading →

Lemon Meringue Pie

One dessert I thought I would have to forgo once becoming a vegan was my favourite lemon meringue pie. As a vegetarian, I used to make my own lemon curd and I always had a good stock in my larder. I knew for that you needed egg yolks. I had made meringues previously from aquafaba... Continue Reading →

Meringue

On a  previous blog, I established that the humble chickpea water can be used to make stunning meringues which rival the non-vegan egg white version. In fact when I compared my vegan meringues to egg ones the vegan ones stayed crisper for a lot longer. Here is the basic recipe that I use whether I... Continue Reading →

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