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Cranberry cake

This sweet white cake blends perfectly with the bite of sour cranberries. You will need a large bundt tin to bake this in. I was busy procrastinating instead of working on my doctorate research when I created this recipe so I haven’t done a test bake in any other kind …

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Poached pear and ginger cake

I found the original idea for this cake on Zoe Bakes and decided to make a vegan version.  My recipe for a single batch is below – I made a double batch of batter but the next time I make this cake I’ll just make the one so that my …

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Coconut pineapple cake

I adapted Lauren’s original recipe  for coconut cake with pineapple filling in order to create a vegan version. I’m pleased with how it turned out flavour and texture wise, despite having a decorating fail. Next time I will use an extra tin of pineapple (two instead of just one)to help …

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Vegan blueberry cake

This cake is light, fluffy and very more-ish. Ingredients: 112g vegan margarine 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 50g coconut flour 50g desiccated coconut 50g dried blueberries 1tsp vanilla extract 240ml plant milk Method: Whisk margarine and sugar until light and fluffy Add all dry ingredients (except blueberries) and …

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Dear Doctorate – Year two, week four

Dear Doctorate Diary A week on and I am still struggling with the dilemma of whether I should stop studying for my doctorate and go back to having a life. I do resent having to choose between spending time with my family or exercising or writing my assignments / undertaking …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 49

Working six – seven days a week and long hours each day continues, but even so it’s been quite a good week. I  passed my 3rd doctorate assignment (we only get a pass/fail grade at this stage) and am officially in my second year of being a doctorate student. I …

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Pumpkin Cake

This is the most recent vegan recipe I have created and it’s my current favourite. Light, floofaaaay, spicy, and perfect for these colder evening. Though you may want to eat this for breakfast, which is perfectly fine! I wont judge you, and in fact I have been known to eat …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 45

I had set myself the target of starting assignment 4 but I spent Saturday having a life and Sunday prepping for teaching this week soooooo…..it didn’t happen. I must make a start this week because I need to have the first draft done by Oct…and actually I should have been …

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Tea Brack

My husband loves brack so when I changed to a vegan diet this was one of the first recipes I worked on creating. It produces a light and fluffy brack every time. Ingredients:  500g mixed fruit (the brack pictured has cranberries, mixed citrus peel, figs, raisins and dates) soaked in …

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