Tag Archives: vegan dessert

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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Bread pudding with blueberry mincemeat

Allow me to introduce you to my latest original vegan recipe – bread pudding! Warning, just because this is vegan does not mean this is a healthy option. Ok, now that you have been fairly warned, read on for my recipe. Ingredients: 500ml single vegan cream (I used Alpro soya) …

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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 one

This blog has been referred to as the Bridget Jones’ Diary of doctorates so I am going to start treating it as such. Dear  Doctorate Diary, I’ve had a pretty good week despite some very hectic work days, and continuing to need to work on non-working days. The highlight of …

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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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Sticky buns

This is my vegan version of cinnamon buns, with added raisins. They’re quite simple to make but you do need a bit of patience while you wait for the dough to rise, twice. Ingredients for dough: 1 pack of self activating dry yeast (7g) 240ml plant based milk (lukewarm 110g …

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Sticky Fruit and Nut Loaf

Of all the recipes I have created, I would say this is one of the simplest and healthiest. It’s a great one for beginners or the young bakers in your family. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 very ripe bananas (mash bananas until they are almost liquid) 100g brown sugar 50g vegan margarine …

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Lemon ‘meringue’ pie

This vegan lemon meringue pie taste exactly like the non-vegan version, try it and see. Turn oven on, begin heating up to 170 degrees C Pie shell: 155g plain flour 1g salt 100g vegan margarine 45ml water Cut margarine into dry ingredients until the texture of crumbs. Add water and …

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