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Jennifer’s love cakes (vegan friands)

Jennifer’s love cakes (vegan friands)

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Whip aquafaba until firm peaks form. Add almond extract. Melt margarine. Let cool. Grease friand tin. In a separate bowl, mix flour, icing sugar, almond meal and lemon zest in bowl. Add cooled margarine. Mix. Fold in whipped aquafaba. Keeping as many air bubbles...
Vegan vanilla cake

Vegan vanilla cake

(Recipe and image from Loving it vegan) Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar, baking soda and salt and mix together. Add the soy milk, vanilla, oil and vinegar and give it a quick whisk with a hand whisk until just...
The best chocolate cake!

The best chocolate cake!

Preheat the oven to 180 and grease two round cake tins Mix all of the dry ingredients together Mix together all of the wet ingredients and add to the dry mixture, making sure it’s mixed thoroughly Pour evenly into the two cake tins and bake for 30 mins or until...
Sticky Date Pudding with Coconut Caramel Sauce

Sticky Date Pudding with Coconut Caramel Sauce

Preheat oven to 180°C.  Drain and rinse the cashews before placing them in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Scoop out the cashew cream and set aside in a bowl. Now blend the dates in the food processor, until a smooth paste is formed.   Set aside ½ cup of date mixture...
Easy vegan hot cross buns

Easy vegan hot cross buns

Throw all of the dough ingredients in a bowl (dry ingredients first, then wet) and mix with a spoon. Cover the bowl with a damp tea towel and walk away for eight hours (Yes! That long, but not too much longer) Turn it out onto a clean, floured surface and...
Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse

Melt the chocolate bar by placing broken up pieces into a bowl, and placing this over a pot of boiling water. Allow the melted chocolate to cool slightly (but not harden). Meanwhile, drain a can of chickpeas, and whisk up the liquid brine with an egg beater until thick, white,...
Aquafabulous vegan pavlovas

Aquafabulous vegan pavlovas

Drain the chickpeas, retaining the water and placing in the fridge until chilled (a few hours or overnight). Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius and line a baking tray with baking paper (keep the tray out of the oven so it’s not warm). With an electric mixer (hand or stand),...
Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream

In a blender, process bananas and soy milk until they are a soft-serve consistency. Add a little extra soy milk, if needed. Add vanilla essence, to taste. Mix in chocolate chips and serve immediately.
Chocolate & Cherry Truffles

Chocolate & Cherry Truffles

In a food processor, process nuts, dates and cherries until coarse. Add raw cacoa powder and salt. Process until all ingredients are finely chopped and blended well together. Add raw coconut nectar and process slowly until the mixture comes together in a ball. Transfer ingredients into a big bowl and...
White Choc Berry Swirl Fudge

White Choc Berry Swirl Fudge

In preparation, line a small square cake pan with baking paper. Gently melt both mixtures of cacao butter in a double boiler over the stove (or dehydrator), until all the solids have dissolved. While the cacao butter is melting, blend raw cashews in a food processor until they are finely...
Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a 20 cm square tin and line with baking paper. To make the base, sift flour in a medium bowl before adding the brown sugar, coconut and 1/3 of a cup of melted margarine. Mix well until combined. Press into the tin and...
Chocolate afghans

Chocolate afghans

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Line a baking sheet with baking paper. Cream the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift in the flour and cocoa powder and mix with a wooden spoon. Gently fold in cornflakes and coconut. If the mixture is a little crumbly, add 1-4...
Easy Peach Crisp

Easy Peach Crisp

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Put the margarine in a glass cake pan (approx 20 x 30 cm) and place in preheated oven. While margarine melts, mix the remaining ingredients, except the peaches. Once the margarine is melted, remove pan from oven and pour batter on top. Carefully spoon...
Banana Rice Pudding

Banana Rice Pudding

Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius. Mix all ingredients together well and pour into a large casserole. Bake for 1-1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender. Serve sprinkled with toasted coconut and banana slices.
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