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Desserts and baking Recipes

Boozy Christmas Pudding

Boozy Christmas Pudding

Grease your 2 pint and ½ pint pudding basins, and set aside.  Meanwhile, place your dried fruit in a glass bowl, and soak with the sherry. Cover, and let this stand overnight – you may wish to stir it before you go to bed so that all the sherry will...
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Pit and chop medjool dates into smaller pieces. In a food processor place all ingredients except almond meal and process into a nice sticky paste. Transfer to a large bowl combining processed ingredients with ground almonds and knead into a nice dough. If it is a little too sticky to...
Strawberry Crumble

Strawberry Crumble

Combine all base ingredients (except water) into a high speed blender or food processor.  Blend until fine crumble forms. If the mixture is to dry then add water. Press lightly into the bottom of small wine glass. Top with 2-3 Tbsp yoghurt. Place strawberry topping ingredients into a blender and...
Banana pancakes

Banana pancakes

Add dry ingredients to a large bowl, mix well to combine. Make a well in the middle. Mash one of the bananas in a separate bowl. Add this to the dry ingredients along with the plant milk. Whisk until smooth. Heat vegan butter or oil in a pan on medium...
Pear Almond Cake

Pear Almond Cake

Serves 8 30 minutes or less This light and luscious cake is the perfect ending to any holiday meal. It stores well for a couple of days in the fridge – just be sure to bring it to room temperature before serving.  Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Oil...
Shortbread

Shortbread

Combine margarine, sugar and icing sugar in a large bowl and beat using a mixer until creamy. Add the sifted flour and salt. Mix until mixture forms a dough. Knead dough together gently and form into a ball. Place dough between two pieces of parchment paper and use a rolling...
Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake

You’ll enjoy every mouthful of this this fluffy sponge cake. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease and line 2 cake tins. Combine the flour, baking soda and sugar together in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, milk, syrup and vanilla. Once fully...
Raw Avo Chocolate Tart

Raw Avo Chocolate Tart

Crust Place all ingredients in a food processor. Run the processor for 1-2 minutes, or until the mixture is even and finely ground and will stick together when you squeeze a small handful. Turn the mixture out into an 8-inch pie or tart pan and press it evenly into the...
Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

Preheat oven to 140°C/Fan 120°C   Put the dried fruits, cherries and mixed peel into a large bowl with the flour and mixed spice. Mix well until the flour sticks to the fruits. Grate the apple into another bowl.  Add the sugar, oil, grated orange rind and juice and beat together...
Raw Black Forest & Chocolate Mousse Tart

Raw Black Forest & Chocolate Mousse Tart

Pop your dates in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for about 10 mins. While they are soaking, pop the coconut, sunflower seeds, oats, cocoa powder and salt in a food processor. Drain dates and squeeze out any excess water, add to the food processor. Pulse until it’s...
Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Preheat over to 190 degrees Celsius. Mix dry dough ingredients before slowly adding oil. Slowly add enough milk to make a doughy consistency. Split dough in half, using flour to reduce stickiness, and roll both pieces into roughly 10 x 20cm rectangles. Set aside. To make the filling, melt margarine...
Zesty Lemon Biscotti

Zesty Lemon Biscotti

These biscotti are perfect to serve with coffee after a meal, or eat them like Italians do with their morning espresso. Preheat oven to 190 degrees Celsius. In a food processor, combine tofu, sugar, oil, zest, lemon juice and vanilla. In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda,...
Pumpkin & Sage Savoury Muffins

Pumpkin & Sage Savoury Muffins

Mix all the dry ingredients until well combined. Add sage. Add the pumpkin puree, olive oil and vinegar and stir well. Do not over mix the dough. Scoop it into a prepared muffin tray and bake in a preheated oven at 160 degrees Celsius for about 30 to 35 minutes.
Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Lightly grease muffin tins. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices. In a separate bowl, whisk together pumpkin, soy milk, oil, and molasses. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix. Fill the muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake for 18 to...
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