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Mango Cashew Cheesecake

Mango Cashew Cheesecake

Process the base ingredients in a food processor until they form a sticky mass. Press the mixture over the base of a 20 cm springform cake tin, or onto a flat plate. In a food processor or blender, process all filling ingredients, except for the coconut oil, until smooth. Gradually...
Cashew Ice Cream

Cashew Ice Cream

You can add flourish to this ice cream by adding cinnamon or dark chocolate chips before freezing. In a food processor, process bananas until roughly chopped. Add cashew butter, salt, and syrup, and puree until smooth. Serve immediately or store in the freezer until serving.
Double Devilled ‘Cheese’ Cake

Double Devilled ‘Cheese’ Cake

Base: Process the nuts and biscuits in your food processor until they are crumbs. Add the remaining ingredients, and process for a minute. The mixture is ready when you press it in your fingers and it sticks. Now transfer the mix to a round cake tin (approx 18 cm diameter),...
Kumara chocolate cake

Kumara chocolate cake

Peel and slice kumara and cook in a small amount of water until soft approximately 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius. Grease a small cake pan, about 19 cm diameter. Blend the kumara, soy milk, cocoa powder, sugar and vanilla essence together. In a large bowl, combine...
Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

Oil two 20 cm circular sponge tins and line them with baking paper. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Place all the cake ingredients, except the chocolate and cherries, in a food processor and beat together thoroughly. Coarsely grate or chop the chocolate and add to the cake mixture. Divide...
Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

Preheat oven to 135 degrees Celsius. Sift flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa together then set aside. Beat together sugar and margarine until creamy, then add the vanilla. Add creamy sugar mixture to the flax seed mixture. Cut chocolate into small pieces and add to dry ingredients. Dissolve coffee in...
Decadent black bean brownies

Decadent black bean brownies

Dense, and fudgy these brownies are a great alternative to traditional brownies! They taste like chocolate fudge, not beans! Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a 20 cm squared pan and set aside. Combine all ingredients, except oats, in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth, scrapping...
Pear & Apple Upside-Down Cake

Pear & Apple Upside-Down Cake

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a 20 cm round cake tin. Carefully slice pears into slices and arrange fruit on the base of tin in a fanned star pattern. Combine the dry ingredients (excluding the brown sugar) in a bowl then add the oil, apple juice and...
Self-saucing Pudding

Self-saucing Pudding

Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius. Sift flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder together. Add the chocolate, soy milk and margarine and mix together. Pour into a 20 cm round baking dish. Mix together the sauce and pour over the top of the cake mix. Bake for 35-40 minutes until...
Blueberry Cake

Blueberry Cake

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Spray a 20 cm springform cake tin with oil and set aside. In a large bowl whisk flours, baking soda and a pinch of salt. In another bowl, beat margarine, canola oil and brown sugar. Add vanilla essence and yoghurt and beat well before...
Fruity oat cookies

Fruity oat cookies

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Mix all of the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the flax seed to water, oil and milk. Blend together and then add to dry ingredients. Fold together to resemble a dough. Using a tablespoon, drop onto cookie sheets and bake for...
Mango Cake

Mango Cake

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsisus. Sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, mixed spice and salt into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar and chopped walnuts. Make a well in the ingredients. Combine the oil and lemon juice. Stir into the dry ingredients with the pureed mango and...
Chocolate Madeira Cake

Chocolate Madeira Cake

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Prepare a 20 cm spring form cake pan by spraying or greasing the sides and bottom then line with baking paper. Sieve the flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar and make a...
Berry mango crumble

Berry mango crumble

Preheat oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Place fruit into a large bowl and toss well with the first measure of flour, sugar and lemon juice. Put the fruit mixture into a baking dish, but do not overfill. Stir together the second measure of flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder....
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